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Table 2 Results of fsQCA truth table analysis

From: Physician organization care management capabilities associated with effective inpatient utilization management: a fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis

Outcome Conditions Solution Consistency Raw coverage Unique coverage
Bed days per thousand Medical Length of Stay Well-Managed Medical Length of Stay AND Well-Managed Surgical Admissions, OR 0.935 0.405 0.139
Surgical Length of Stay Well-Managed Medical Length of Stay AND Well-Managed Surgical Length of Stay, OR 0.950 0.489 0.223
Medical Admissions Well-Managed Surgical Admissions AND Well-Managed Surgical Length of Stay AND Well-Managed Medical Admissions 0.988 0.343 0.092
Surgical Admissions Total Recipe: 0.926 0.720  
Medical length of stay Number of hospitals in-area Low number of hospitals AND Robust concurrent review procedure AND Strong hospitalist relationship AND Active PO discharge role, OR 0.832 0.377 0.227
Concurrent review procedure High number of hospitals AND Non-robust concurrent review procedure AND Strong hospitalist relationship AND Active PO discharge role 0.920 0.306 0.156
Strength of hospitalist relationship Total Recipe: 0.839 0.533  
PO role in discharge planning
Surgical admissions Surgical readmission rate Robust prior authorization procedure AND Low surgical readmission rate AND Lack of discharge notification to PCPs, OR 0.855 0.509 0.263
Prior authorization procedure Robust prior authorization procedure AND Discharge notification to PCPs AND Direct PO staff role in discharge planning process 0.836 0.448 0.202
Discharge notification procedure Total Recipe: 0.847 0.711  
PO staff role in discharge planning process
Surgical length of stay Surgical readmission rate Night/ED hospitalist coverage AND Active PO discharge role AND Low number of hospitals, OR 0.960 0.421 0.099
Number of in-area hospitals Night/ED hospitalist coverage AND Active PO discharge role AND Low surgical readmission rate 0.885 0.533 0.211
Night/ED hospitalist coverage Total Recipe: 0.901 0.632  
PO role in discharge planning
Medical admissions* Medical readmission rate High medical readmission rate AND High number of UCC hours AND Robust disease management program, OR 0.977 0.327 0.172
Average number of urgent care center (UCC) open hours Low medical readmission rate AND Non-robust disease management program, OR 0.918 0.439 0.284
Disease management program Total Recipe: 0.929 0.611  
PO FTEs dedicated to case management
Medical re-admissions Average number of non-peak urgent care center (UCC) open hours High number of non-peak UCC hours AND Strong hospitalist relationship AND Low case management FTEs, OR 0.920 0.288 0.136
PO FTEs dedicated to case management High case management FTEs AND Weak hospitalist relationship, OR 0.948 0.379 0.110
Strength of hospitalist relationship High case management FTEs AND Frequent MD rounding 0.895 0.420 0.188
PO medical director rounds Total Recipe: 0.904 0.717  
  1. *The consistency cut-off threshold for the medical admission truth table analysis was set to 0.9; lowering the threshold to 0.8 yields a less parsimonious solution with lower consistency (0.913) and slightly higher coverage (0.640).