Women's Health - 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.

 

 

 

 

 


Births

A higher number is better.

What this means

This measures the number of live births annually at Fletcher Allen.

Why it’s important

High volume is an important indicator of experience and quality in delivering babies.

Chart Source Data - Fletcher Allen #2

Inpatient Gynecology Discharges

A higher number is better.

What this means

Inpatient discharge: A count of the number of patients who leave our Fletcher Allen following inpatient care.

Why it’s important

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

Chart Source Data - Fletcher Allen #2