VitalPro Menus - Hospital Discharge Data


VitalPro menus simplify hospital discharge data analysis:

  • Self-explanatory, simple language.
  • Context-specific help from every menu.
  • Prevents selecting incompatible parameters.
  • Remembers previous selections.
  • Main Menu is "Command Center".



Main Menu - Table Layout Items:

  • Main Statistic
  • Columns
  • Rows
  • Row Sort
  • Multi-Tables



Main Menu - Categorical Variables:

  • Discharge Status
  • Payer
  • Race
  • Sex



Main Menu - Range Variables:

  • Age of Patient
  • Charges
  • Length of Stay
  • Year



Main Menu - Other Variables:

  • Area of Residence
  • Diagnostic Code
  • Procedure Code



Submenu for Main Statistic:

  • Charges
  • Mean charges
  • Median charges
  • Length of stay
  • Mean length of stay
  • Median length of stay
  • Discharge counts
  • Crude discharge rates
  • Age-adjusted rates
  • Standardized morbidity ratios



Submenu for "Row Variable":

  • Only one row
  • Age of patient
  • Area sets
  • Charges
  • Discharge status
  • Diagnoses (DRG or ICD)
  • Length of stay
  • Payer
  • Procedures
  • Race
  • Sex
  • Years

Similar submenu for "Column Variable"
Similar submenu for "Multi-Tables"



Submenu for Row Sorting:

  • Rows in standard order
  • Sort totals, high to low
  • Sort totals, low to high



Submenu for Area Sets:

  • Add all areas
  • Add areas / regions
  • Show list of areas
  • Delete an area set
  • Delete all area sets
  • Combine area sets set
  • Split an area set



Diagnostic Code (ICD-CM and DRG) Menu:

  • Add - list menu
  • Add - tree menu
  • Add range of codes
  • Delete a set
  • Delete all sets
  • Join into new set
  • Split a set



Procedure Code Menu:

  • Add - list menu
  • Add - tree menu
  • Add range of codes
  • Delete a set
  • Delete all sets
  • Join into new set
  • Split a set



Submenu for a "Category Variable":

  • Add a category
  • Combine sets
  • Split a set
  • Delete a set
 
Applies to "Category Variables":

  • Discharge Status
  • Payer
  • Race
  • Sex



Submenu for a "Range Variable":

  • Select range grouping
  • Expand range
  • Contract range
  • Split range
  • Delete range
 
Applies to "Range Variables":

  • Age of Patient
  • Charges
  • Length of Stay
  • Year



Submenus for Pie Chart Settings:

  • Background - Background Color for Chart
  • First Color - Color Palette for Pie Chart
  • First Slice - Slice #1 Color to Use
  • Label Mode - Slice #1 Clock Position
  • Radius - How to Label Pie Chart
  • Colors - Pie Chart Radius
  • Percents - How to Display Slice Percents
  • Text Size - Font Size for Chart
 


Submenus for Bar Chart Settings:

  • Background - Background Color for Chart
  • Bar Colors - Color Palette for Bars
  • Bar Height - Height of Each Bar
  • Bar Width - Width of Each Bar
  • First Color - First Color in Palette to Use
  • Grid Lines - Include Grid Lines?
  • Orientation - Vertical or Horizontal Bars
  • Stacking - Stacked Bars?
  • Text Size - Font Size for Chart Text
 


Submenus for Line Chart Settings:

  • Background - Background Color for Chart
  • Grid Lines - Include Grid Lines?
  • Chart Height - Line Chart Height
  • Line Colors - Colored Lines, or Black + White
  • Line Width - Width of Lines
  • Point Symbols - Include Data Point Symbols?
  • Symbol Size - Radius for Chart Symbols
  • Text Size - Font Size for Chart Text
 


Submenus for Map Settings:

  • Area Labels - Use Area Labels?
  • Boundaries - Boundaries to Display
  • Color Count - Number of Ranges
  • Color Palette - Color Combination
  • Range Type - How to Set Ranges
  • Text on Map - Text Font for Map
  • Time Trend - Series of Maps?



Submenus for Various Other Settings:

  • Interface color scheme
  • Bar graph size, and if displayed
  • Row or column percents in output
  • dBASE III, delimited, or HTML output
  • Log file for saving output
  • Level of detail for unknowns / trends
  • Number of decimal places to show
  • Confidence level, and if displayed
  • Cell suppression level
  • Age-adjustment standard
  • Race / sex standard for SMR's



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