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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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40 Different Physical Inputs Identified in Peer Reviewed Literature

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  • Physician labor—number of physicians (usually FTEs) or hours worked
  • Nursing labor—number of nurses (usually FTEs) or hours worked
  • Administrative, technical, or other labor categories—number of personnel (usually FTEs) or hours worked
  • Beds—the most common indicator of capital stock
  • Depreciation of assets—a measure of capital, calculated in various ways

Financial inputs appear almost as often as physical inputs.

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