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Table 2 The characteristics of the 30 diagnosis groups

From: Modeling hospital infrastructure by optimizing quality, accessibility and efficiency via a mixed integer programming model

Diagnosis groups Category Costs (mlj euro) Number of admissions Volume- outcome relation Maximum travel time (min)
Source:   Poos et al. [40] LMR registry[38] expert opinion expert opinion
1 Acute infectious and parasitic diseases and poisoning Acute 95,8 93193 Intermediate 45
2 Chronic infectious and parasitic diseases Chronic 184,4 3885 High 120
3 Neoplasms Chronic 1845,1 405124 High 120
4 Diabetes Chronic 197,6 17445 Non existent 45
5 Endocrine, metabolic and immunity disorders Chronic 220 46837 Intermediate 45
6 Haematology Elective/Chr. 146,1 51064 High 45
7 Acute mental disorders Acute 85,7 12000 High 45
8 Chronic mental disorders Chronic 306,6 22134 Non existent 45
9 Diseases of the nervous system Chronic 522,2 89335 Low 45
10 Eyecare Elective 596,9 207327 Low 45
11 Earcare Elective 230,4 61090 Intermediate 45
12 Cerebral hemorrhage/ischemia Acute 436,3 47925 High 45
13 Chronic cardiovascular disease (including congestive heart failure) Chronic 938,5 180186 Non existent 45
14 Cardiovascular disease with intervention (PCI/CABG) Acute 1047,7 163275 High 45
15 Acute diseases of the respiratory system Acute 246,7 64310 Low 45
16 Complex pulmonary surgery Elective 305,6 20502 High 45
17 Common surgery of the respiratory system Elective 122,1 74168 Low 45
18 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and allied conditions Chronic 305,5 48236 Non existent 120
19 Surgery of diseases of the digestive system Elective 422,7 215757 Intermediate 45
20 Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands, and jaws Chronic 1108,9 26366 Low 45
21 Gynaecology Elective 481,6 82053 Low 45
22 Urinary system Elective 497,1 151334 Low 45
23 Complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium Elective 739,3 296513 Intermediate 45
24 Dermatology Chronic 412,3 68625 Low 45
25 Rheumatism and arthropathies (non surgical) Chronic 961,2 157265 Low 45
26 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system that require surgical treatment Elective 857,3 238155 Intermediate 45
27 Congenital disorders Chronic 216,1 25669 High 120
28 Conditions originating in the perinatal period Elective 331,2 75980 High 120
29 Signs, symptoms and ill-defined conditions - 2.746,30 346106 Intermediate 45
30 Emergency care Acute 604,1 52605 Non existent 45
31 Specialized trauma care Acute 475,6 77330 High 120