Table 2

Patient-level costing to identify opportunities for efficiency gains

Team 1Team 2
Reimbursement$14 000$14 000
Procedural time60 min30 min
Interventionalist ($1000/hour)
Interventionalist 1$1000
Interventionalist 2$500
Nurses ($500/hour)
Nurse 1$500$250
Nurse 2$500
Lab tech ($200/hour)
Lab tech 1$100
Lab tech 2$100
Stent type
Stent A$1000
Stent B$250
Cath lab time1 hour0.5 hours
Cath lab cost ($1000/hour)$1000$500
Postprocedural time12 hours6 hours
Postprocedure cost ($1000/hour)$12 000$6000
Actual cost$16 000$7700