TABLE 2

Breakdown of RAR Events by Subgroup

Preintervention (July 1, 2012–June 30, 2013)Postintervention (July 1, 2013–June 30, 2014)
Total OrdersRAR EventsRAR Events per 100 000 OrdersWrong-Patient Orders per 100 000 OrdersaTotal OrdersRAR EventsRAR Events per 100 000 OrdersWrong-Patient Orders per 100 000 Ordersa
Total157 857946045142 437543829
By provider type
 House staff58 19340695255 465152721
 Nurse practitioner44 03530685234 009247154
 Physician assistant22 97817745620 26283930
 Attending16 4486362818 81073728
 Respiratory therapist13 70017612 634000
 Other25030001257000
By patient type
 Male96 07059614775 695233023
 Female61 78735574366 742314635
 Age
  <1 day29 5307241834 68872015
  1–3 days30 57012393031 669103224
  4–30 days59 90449826247 004214534
  >30 days37 85326695229 076165542
 Race/ethnicity
  White11 2876534114 98464031
  Black55 99827483745 624122620
  Latino44 39237836426 897155642
  Other/unknown46 18024524054 932213829
 Insurance
  Commercial36 70024655033 27582418
  Medicaid120 954705844109 068464232
  Self-pay20300094000
  • a Based on a positive predictive value of 76.2%.6