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Table 3 Table 1

From: The use of a standardized PCT-algorithm reduces costs in intensive care in septic patients - a DRG-based simulation model

  ICU - Cases Non-ICU Cases
n = 1, 312 268
ALOS 27.7 ± 25.7 17.5 ± 14.6
National ALOS 22.7 10.3
Avg. ICUD 8.8 ± 8.7 0
Costs before applying PCT-Algorithm   
Total Costs (€) 24, 700, 000 1, 667, 000
ICU-Costs (€) 12, 788, 000 0
Medication Costs (€) 2, 205, 000 266, 499
Laboratory Costs (€) 2, 140, 000 110, 000
Costs after applying PCT-Algorithm   
Total Costs (€) 23, 537, 000 1, 630, 488
ICU-Costs (€) 11, 314, 000 0
Medication Costs (€) 1, 877, 000 176, 387
Laboratory Costs (€) 2, 381, 000 163, 600
Total Savings (€) - 1, 163, 000 -36, 512