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# Healthcare

15-1: Using the following data set on hospital admissions, define the service area fo Hospital A, based only on quantitative factors ( Table 15-5 ).15-2: Compute the target bed capacity of Cheswick Community Hospital 10 years from now, based on the following information:Assume current population of Cheswick Hospital’s service area =145,000Assume project population increase of 8% in service area over the next 10 years.Table 15-5 Hospital Admissions, by CommunityCommunity      Hospital A       Hospital B      Hospital C     Other Hospitals________________________________________________________________________________North                      45                            64                     76                           123South                    159                        324                    12                            521East                        65                           24                       137                        311West                     145                         68                       95                           113Central                  32                          56                       78                           159Upper                     29                           84                      45                           814Lower                   37                             14                       8                             57______________________________________________________________________________________Assume a future admission rate per 1000 of 102.Assume average length of stay of 4.7 days in 10 years.Assume a target occupancy rate of 78% in 10 years.15-3: Newgroventon is a community of 445,000. In the most recent year, there were 750 new cases of diseases A in the community. Assume the expected incidence rate for disease A is 245 per 100,000 people. Was the community’s experience better or worse than expected? Explain your answer.