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About the Health System

Hospital and patient care statistics, including information on such topics as number of admissions, average length of stay and more. View data from previous years (PDF).

Patient Care Services

2015

2014

2013

Beds* 585 584 570
Average Daily Census* 457 446 442
Number of Inpatients*
(admissions)
27,920 28,274 28,802
Average Percentage
of Occupancy*
77.3 77.1 77.3
Days of Inpatient Care* 166,714 162,846 161,487
Average Number of Days in Hospital per Admission* (patient days/admission) 5.97 5.76 5.61
Average Length of 
Stay *(discharge days/discharges)
5.99 5.75 5.62
Outpatient Visits (includes Home Health visits) 875,414 826,704 795,423
Clinic Visits of Acquired
Practices
178,070 179,734 104,660
Emergency Visits 60,646 58,544 60,810
Surgical Procedures N/A N/A N/A
Surgical Cases 
(Main Operating Room)
23,690 22,195 19,512
Live Births 1,674 1,717 1,572
Medical Center Imaging** 1,030,377 922,922 991,102
UVA Imaging (joint venture) 103,032 93,364 85,681
Billed Laboratory Tests 4,299,477 4,215,022 4,109,699
Full-time Faculty 826 762 767
Residents and Fellows 702 767 N/A
Professional Nurses 2,129 2,055 2,150
Full-time Equivalents -FTEs (excludes contract labor) 7,218 6,743 6,556
Volunteers 818 1,351 1,199
Volunteer Hours 79,140 82,834 81,643
Operating Expenses*** $1,357,456,274 $1,224,274,091 $1,143,566,900

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.

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