Facts & Statistics

Hospital and patient care statistics, including information on such topics as number of admissions, average length of stay and more. 

Patient Care Services

2017

2016

2015

Beds* 602  600  585
Average Daily Census* 468  462  457
Number of Inpatients*(admissions)  28,597  27,819  27,920
Average Percentage of Occupancy*  N/A  N/A 77.3
Days of Inpatient Care*  170,844  169,213  166,714
Average Number of Days in Hospital per Admission* (patient days/admission)  5.97  6.08  5.97
Average Length of Stay *(discharge days/discharges) 6.03 6.03 5.99
Outpatient Visits (includes Home Health visits)  912,782  920,141  875,414
Clinic Visits of Acquired Practices  178,855  194,895  178,070
Emergency Visits  62,759  62,998  60,646
Surgical Procedures  N/A   N/A   N/A 
Surgical Cases (Main Operating Room)  25,125  24,486  23,690
Live Births  1,784  1,671  1,674
Medical Center Imaging**  999,484  983,473  1,030,377
UVA Imaging (joint venture)  109,941  107,497  103,032
Billed Laboratory Tests  4,286,727  4,361,760  4,299,477
Full-time Faculty 919  890  826
Residents and Fellows 710  709  702
Professional Nurses****  2,208  2,164  2,129
Full-time Equivalents -FTEs (excludes contract labor)  7,754  7,621  7,218
Volunteers 933  894  818
Volunteer Hours  89,812  84,894  79,140
Operating Expenses***  $1,506,937,905  $1,442,141,973  $1,357,456,274

These figures exclude the Transitional Care Hospital, which became operational in 2011.

* Excluding Normal Newborns

** Medical Center Imaging changed from procedures to Ambulatory Payment Classification (a way to weigh procedures according to how resource intense they are) in FY12.

*** Bad debt is reported as a reduction to revenue beginning in FY13. Prior to that, bad debt was reported as an operating expense.

**** Total FTEs for the RN Job Family for both Primary and Secondary roles