Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Surgery - Volume
Volumes are the number of patients seen or the number of procedures or type of care occurring in the hospital during a specific time period. Research indicates that for some procedures and types of care, hospitals that do a certain number are more likely to have better outcomes.
Inpatient Surgery Discharges
What this means
Inpatient discharge: A count of the number of patients who leave Fletcher Allen following inpatient care. This measure covers all surgeries, with the exception of heart, women's, and orthopedics.
Why it’s important
High volume is an important indicator of experience and quality of care.
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