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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

2016

2015

2014

Beds* 600 585 584
Average Daily Census*

462

457 446
Number of Inpatients*
(admissions)
27,819 27,920 28,274
Average Percentage
of Occupancy*
N/A 77.3 77.1
Days of Inpatient Care* 169,213 166,714 162,846
Average Number of Days in Hospital per Admission* (patient days/admission) 6.08 5.97 5.76
Average Length of 
Stay *(discharge days/discharges)
6.03 5.99 5.75
Outpatient Visits (includes Home Health visits) 920,141 875,414 826,704
Clinic Visits of Acquired
Practices
194,895 178,070 179,734
Emergency Visits 62,998 60,646 58,544
Surgical Procedures N/A N/A N/A
Surgical Cases 
(Main Operating Room)
24,486 23,690 22,195
Live Births 1,671 1,674 1,717
Medical Center Imaging** 983,473 1,030,377 922,922
UVA Imaging (joint venture) 107,497 103,032 93,364
Billed Laboratory Tests 4,361,760 4,299,477 4,215,022
Full-time Faculty 890 826 762
Residents and Fellows 709 702 767
Professional Nurses 2,164 2,129 2,055
Full-time Equivalents -FTEs (excludes contract labor) 7,621 7,218 6,743
Volunteers 894 818 1,351
Volunteer Hours 84,894 79,140 82,834
Operating Expenses*** $1,442,141,973 $1,357,456,274 $1,224,274,091

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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