- The Acute Care Surgical Volume-Weighted Utilization Index fell by 1.4 points in Q1 2017 to 22.9. However, the index still shows the acute care market in slight expansion.
- Index declines are driven by lower reporting in surgical volumes and outpatient procedures in Q1.
- Five of six measured regions had similar index declines when compared to the national figures, with the exception being the Northeast region which had a 16.9 point index increase in Q1.
- Acute care facilities of all sizes show index declines comparable to overall national trends.
1. Executive Summary
3. Index Data
5. National Breakdown
6. Regional Breakdown
7. Research Methods