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Table 1 Changes in Pneumonia and Prolonged Ventilation with associated savings

From: “The National Surgery Quality Improvement Project” (NSQIP): a new tool to increase patient safety and cost efficiency in a surgical intensive care unit

  July 2011 SAR Jan 2012 SAR July 2012 SAR Est. savings
PNEU O:E (Actual%) 1.4 (1.36%) 1.48 (1.4%) 1.25 (1.2%) $707,104
V48 O:E (Actual%) 1.5 (1.9%) 1.11 (1.08%) 1.04 (1.11%) $4,424,640