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Table 1 The costs and number of healthcare providers (HCP) required for MIPS versus open techniques

From: Direct cost comparison of minimally invasive punch technique versus traditional approaches for percutaneous bone anchored hearing devices

Procedure type HCP Number of HCP Hourly wage ($/h) Hours Total cost ($)
MIPS Nurse 1 44.72 0.10 4.41
Surgeon 1 140.00 0.10 13.81
    Total Provider Cost 18.22
Open/Incision Nurse 3 44.72 1.13 151.60
Surgeon 1 140.00 1.13 158.20
Anaesthesiologist 1 125.00 1.13 141.25
    Total Provider Cost 451.05