Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Network

Benchmarking Bronchiolitis 2009 Network Data

Steroids

2009 mean steroid usage for the network was 20%.

We believe the appropriate evidence-based target for steroid utilization in bronchiolitis is 0%.

 Chest Physiotherapy

2009 mean chest physiotherapy usage was 7%.

We belive the appropriate evidence-based target for CPT utilization in bronchiolitis is 0%.

Chest X-rays

2009 mean chest x-ray usage was 65%.

We believe the appropriate evidence-based target for chest x-rays in bronchiolitis is 30%.

Bronchodilator Utilization

2009 mean usage of any bronchodilator during patient hospitalization was 71%.

We believe the appropriate, evidence-based target for bronchodilator utilization is 30%.