Data Table - Overall - Mortality Index Adult General Medicine Patients

Mortality Index - Adult General Medicine Patients
July-September 2016 October-December 2016 January-March 2017 April-June 2017 July-September 2017 October-December 2017
UVA 0.95 0.93 0.91 1.09 0.82 0.93
Target 1 1 1 1 1 1

Source: Vizient

Risk-Adjusted Mortality Ratio = Observed mortality compared to expected mortality.

Observed mortality = Recorded number of inpatient deaths at UVA Hospital during a specific period. A lower number is better.

Expected mortality = Predicted number of deaths in a hospital based on the patients’ levels of illness. Patients who are very sick have a higher expected mortality rate.

Measured on an annual (one-year) basis. Data as of Dec. 31, 2016.