Table 4

Patient-level outcomes

Observed values/ratesO/E
BaselineEnd of studyP valueBaselineEnd of studyP value
Length of stay
 Sepsis8.966.921.231.02
 COPD5.955.111.271.11
Arithmetic cost of care
 Sepsis$29 556$20 6831.471.17
 COPD$17 838$14 9691.431.27
Readmission rates
 Sepsis17.7%13.7%0.0691.501.190.045
 COPD16.2%19.0%0.0921.281.560.074
Mortality rates
 Sepsis18.9%13.9%0.0191.621.270.246
 COPD5.2%4.1%0.1881.461.050.400
  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; O/E, observed/expected.