Overall Measures: Volume

Inpatient Discharges

A high number is better.

What this means

This measures the number of patients admitted to UVM Medical Center who are discharged following treatment.

Why it's important

High volume is an important indicator of experience and quality of care.

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Hospital Outpatient Visits

A high number is better.

What this means

This measures the number of visits to UVM Medical Center for diagnostic and treatment services. Examples of such services include Radiology, Laboratory tests, Physical Therapy, and non-invasive procedures.

Why it's important

A high number of outpatient visits usually denotes increased staff skills and competencies.

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Ambulatory Visits

A high number is better.

What this means

This measures the number of hospital outpatient visits, visits to UVM Medical Group practitioners offices, emergency department visits at UVM Medical Center, and Urgent Care visits to the Fanny Allen Campus.

Why it's important

A high number of visits is an indicator of experience and expertise in providing care.

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Surgical Procedures

A high number is better.

What this means

This measures the number of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures performed at UVM Medical Center.

Why it's important
A high number of procedures is an indicator of experience and expertise in providing care.

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