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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Cost-effectiveness analyses using four KPIs

KPIs Pre-TLA Post-TLA ∣∆E∣ ∆C (1,000 USD) ICER


NU % NU %
TAT-Mean (min) 73.5 69.0 4.5 6.1 356.2 - 58.4
CC 61.4 59.6 1.8 2.9 200.5 111.4 -
IM 212.4 171.2 41.2 19.4 155.7 3.8 -
99th percentile TAT (min) 262.6 227.7 34.9 13.3 356.2 - 26.8
CC 155.4 129.4 26.0 16.8 200.5 7.7 -
IM 1,493.1 1,292.5 200.6 13.4 155.7 0.8 -
TAT-CV 5.5 1.7 3.9 70.0 356.2 - 5.1
CC 8.2 1.8 6.4 78.1 200.5 31.3 -
IM 1.3 0.7 0.6 46.3 155.7 259.5 -
wTTM (NMT) 58.1 13.0 45.1 77.6 356.2 - 4.6
Pre-Analysis 21.0 8.0 13.0 61.9 128.7 9.9 -
Analysis 13.1 4.0 9.1 69.5 80.3 8.8 -
Post-Analysis 24.0 1.0 23.0 95.8 147.1 6.4 -

Abbreviations: KPI, key performance indicator; ΔE, incremental effectiveness; ΔC, incremental cost; NU, natural units; TAT, turnaround time; wTTM, weighted tube touch moment; NMT, number of manual touches; ICER, incremental cost-effectiveness ratio; TLA, total laboratory automation; CC, clinical chemistry; IM, immunoassay; USD, US dollar.

Ann Lab Med 2022;42:89~95

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