2009 VHA Facility Quality and Safety Report - Hospital Settings

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2009 VHA Facility Quality and Safety Report - Hospital Settings

<p>The 2008 Hospital Report Card was mandated by the FY08 Appropriations Act, and focused on Congressionally-mandated metrics applicable to general patient populations. The 2009 VHA Facility Quality and Safety Report report, not required by Congress, shifts to Veteran-centered metrics, and includes information related to infrastructure, care provided in outpatient and hospital settings, quality of care within given patient populations, accreditation status, patient satisfaction and patient outcomes for FY2008. The data in this report have been compiled from multiple sources throughout VHA. This dataset includes adjusted mortality rate for three defined populations: Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, and Acute Myocardial Infarction, Nosocomisal Infections, Percent of patients on prophalaxis for deep vein thrombosis and Observed minus expected length of stay.</p>


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Nosocomial Infections Ventilator Associated Infectionsnosocomial_infectionsnosocomial_infectionsNumber
VISN Namevisn_namevisn_nameText
Facility Namefacility_namefacility_nameText
Risk Standardized Mortality Rate Pneumoniarisk_standardized_mortalityrisk_standardized_mortalityNumber
DVT Medical ICUdvt_medical_icudvt_medical_icuNumber
Nosocomial Infections Central Line Associated Bacteremianosocomial_infections_centralnosocomial_infections_centralNumber
DVT Mechanical Ventilationdvt_mechanical_ventilationdvt_mechanical_ventilationNumber
Risk Standardized Mortality Rate Acute Myocardial Infarctionrisk_standardized_mortality_2risk_standardized_mortality_2Number
Risk Standardized Mortality Rate Heart Failurerisk_standardized_mortality_1risk_standardized_mortality_1Number

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