Loading

FTE Physician Labor Inputs per 1,000 Decedents, by Interval Before Death and Specialty
  • Print
  • PDF
  • Embed

    Copy the following code and paste it into your website in order to display the current report.

  • Download to Excel

Customize Report

    • YEAR:
    • Interval Before Death:
    • Specialty:

    Choose Locations

    [clear all] [select all] Selected Locations:

      Choose Indicator(s)

      Select one or more indicators
      • TOPIC:
      • INDICATOR:
        • Interval Before Death
        • Specialty
      • YEAR:

      [clear all] Selected Indicators:

     

    Region
    (Click a region name
    below to view its profile)
    FTE Physician Labor Inputs per 1,000 Decedents, by Interval Before Death and Specialty
    (Interval Before Death: Last Six Months of Life; Specialty: Overall; Year: 2014; Region Levels: State)
    Montana 7.0
    Idaho 7.1
    Oregon 7.6
    Utah 7.8
    Maine 8.0
    Vermont 8.1
    Iowa 8.2
    South Dakota 8.3
    North Dakota 8.4
    Minnesota 8.6
    Alaska 8.7
    Wyoming 8.8
    Washington 9.1
    Wisconsin 9.2
    New Hampshire 9.4
    New Mexico 9.5
    Nebraska 9.6
    Colorado 10.2
    Kansas 10.2
    North Carolina 10.4
    Oklahoma 10.4
    South Carolina 10.8
    Arkansas 11.1
    Mississippi 11.1
    Missouri 11.2
    Tennessee 11.2
    Rhode Island 11.4
    Indiana 11.5
    West Virginia 11.6
    Alabama 11.8
    Kentucky 11.8
    Georgia 11.9
    Virginia 12.0
    Hawaii 12.0
    Louisiana 12.1
    Massachusetts 12.5
    Ohio 12.7
    Maryland 13.2
    Delaware 13.2
    Connecticut 13.4
    Pennsylvania 13.4
    District of Columbia 14.1
    Michigan 14.3
    Texas 14.3
    Illinois 15.1
    Arizona 15.1
    California 16.0
    New York 16.3
    Florida 17.4
    Nevada 17.9
    New Jersey 19.2
    National Average 13.1
    90th Percentile 16.0
    50th Percentile 11.2
    10th Percentile 8.0
        • FOOTNOTES:
        • Primary care physicians include those specializing in family practice, internal medicine and pediatrics. Medical specialists include those specializing in immunology, cardiology, critical care, dermatology, emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, physical medicine/rehabilitation, pulmonology, radiation oncology, rheumatology and osteopathic medicine.

        • DENOMINATOR DEFINITION:
        • Click here to read about changes in methods between the 2001-05 and 2003-07 analyses. The study population includes beneficiaries with one of nine chronic conditions who were enrolled in traditional (fee-for-service) Medicare and died during the measurement period. To allow for two years of follow-back for all patients, the population is restricted to those whose age on the date of death was 67 to 99 years, and to those having full Part A and Part B entitlement throughout the last two years of life. Persons enrolled in managed care organizations were excluded from the analysis. For the hospital-specific analyses, patients had to be hospitalized for chronic illness at least once during their last two years of life to be included. For regional analyses, all patients diagnosed with a chronic illness were included.

        • NUMERATOR DEFINITION:
        • Physician FTEs are derived from Part B claims by summing the specialty-specific work relative value units (RVUs) and dividing by the average annual number of work RVUs produced by that specialty.

        • ADJUSTMENTS:
        • Rates are adjusted for age, sex, race, primary chronic condition, and the presence of more than one chronic condition using ordinary least squares regression.




    [ CONTACT US ] [ SITE MAP ]

    © 2017 The Trustees of Dartmouth College | 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH 03766 | (603) 653-0800


    The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care is based at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and is supported by a coalition of funders led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, including the WellPoint Foundation, the United Health Foundation, the California HealthCare Foundation, and the Charles H. Hood Foundation.