The project did not have effective oversight controls to enable managers to monitor progress against baseline costs
, schedules, performance and expected benefits, which resulted in significant cost overruns and implementation delays without producing any results.
As shown in Table 5 for a restaurant, the value-maximizing decision is to "maintain-(not hire workers) when they face the baseline costs
Members participating in disease management or case management at baseline (2002-2003) were also excluded because participation in either program could potentially affect baseline costs
and utilization; however, those who participated in these two programs during the intervention years (2004-2007) were included.
To assess the causal impact of PHM participation on costs in an observational setting, the current framework uses the cost trend for the comparison group as the expected cost trend estimate, although the baseline costs
are adjusted to equal the baseline costs
for PHM participants.
and European CEOs are focused more on reducing baseline costs
The intent of the reports is to provide simple feedback to building owners, relative to their annual heating and baseline costs
and the associated energy savings estimated.
3m out of our baseline costs
in the last two years, and we're working on further efficiencies.
The companies collectively saved 49 percent of their baseline costs
and improved across all six of the study's performance categories, such as service and revenue.
Moreover, the reduced treatment time and ability to complete a three-treatment series in one month make the UltraShape solution more convenient for patients while at the same time significantly reducing the baseline costs
GAO was not able to verify the accuracy of the program's cost estimates because of shortcomings in the underlying cost data, such as undefined facility closure requirements and unstable baseline costs
such as labor will not increase to the same level as production.
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refer to those costs accrued by a female patient who had tick bite only (with no erythema migrans symptoms), diagnosed in 1997 during an office visit.