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Table 2 Basic parameters of the model

From: Economic efficiency versus accessibility: Planning of the hospital landscape in rural regions using a linear model on the example of paediatric and obstetric wards in the northeast of Germany

Number of hospitals   3
Number of DRGs   2
j = 1 delivery
j = 2 paediatrics
Capacity of personal category i in hospital k, i = 1..5, k = 1..3   k ik
i = 1 1760 h
i = 2 1760 h
i = 3 1760 h
i = 4 1760 h
i = 5 1760 h
Time consumption of personal category i for production of one unit of DRG j in hospital k, j = 1..2; i = 1..5; k = 1..3   j = 1 j = 2
1 16.2  
2 2.33  
3   14.50
4   22.62
5   1.00
Rebate of DRG j, j = 1..2 d1 = 1505.68
d2 = 3135.10
Direct cost for one case of DRG j in hostpial k, j = 1..2; k = 1..3 a1,k = 152.59
a2,k = 244.64
Department fixed costs of department j in hospital k, j = 1..2; k = 1..3 FA1k = 576,500
FA2k = 679,000
Fixed cost per bed for DRG j in hospital k, j = 1..2; k = 1..3 bA1k = 15,253.47
bA2k = 20,212.24
Cost per staff of category i in hospital k, i = 1..5; k = 1..3   w ik
i = 1 56,700
i = 2 101,250
i = 3 56,700
i = 4 56,700
i = 5 101,250
Average lengths of stay in DRG j, j = 1..2 v1 = 3.10
v2 = 4.92