The Operational Trends app enables analysis of a hospital's financial and statistical data over the most recent five-year period. It is a longitudinal view of key cost report information from the ahd.com Profile Report that supports the identification of trends and the tracking of performance measurements. Easily identify shifts in utilization, patient mix, revenue, etc. For example, why is ICU Utilization increasing? Why is payor mix changing ... Medicare discharges have declined more than 17% over the past five years?
The app labels the specific cost report periods being reported and their status (i.e. as submitted, resubmitted, etc.). Each section also provides Definition links that cite the source of each field reported. The app can also be dynamically reformatted to provide either a layout by department or by measurement.