TABLE 2

Top Decile of Patients by Subspecialty Division and Distribution of Patients Reviewed

Primary Attending ServiceNumber of PatientsTotal Cost, $Total Number of Patients Reviewed
Neonatology23342 262 36824
General Inpatient Pediatrics16919 140 32618
Cardiology15018 404 99814
Hematology Oncology11821 105 40612
General Surgery747 447 9698
Critical Care587 194 3716
Neurosurgery574 767 5106
Gastroenterology4010 167 9894
Orthopedics383 488 4234
Nephrology191 690 5822
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation172 076 4032
Othera303 222 1310
Total1003140 968 480100
  • a Other: pediatric rheumatology, neurology, plastic surgery, anesthesia, emergency medicine, and dermatology. Three patients did not have a primary subspecialty service identified.