Heart Bypass Surgery Deaths in Utah Hospitals (IQI 19)

Heart Bypass Surgery Deaths in Utah Hospitals (IQI 19)
Adults Age 40 Years and Over:  2003-2005
Hospital Patients Actual Deaths Expected Deaths Statistical Rating
Utah Overall  5,335 3.79% 3.71% * *
Dixie Regional Medical Center 535 2.24% 2.76% * *
LDS Hospital  1,444 5.40% 5.38% * *
McKay-Dee Hospital  724 2.35% 2.77% * *
Ogden Regional Hospital 172 2.33% 2.55% * *
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center 168 4.17% 1.78% * *
St. Mark's Hospital 939 3.19% 3.26% * *
University Health Care  403 4.71% 4.00% * *
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 680 3.82% 3.47% * *
Veterans Administration Medical Center  265 3.40% 2.93% * *
         
All Utah hospitals had about as many deaths as expected compared to similar patients 
in the U.S.
The following hospital treated at least one patient but less than 30 patients:  
Timpanogos Regional Hospital.        
Statistical Rating: based on the Exact 95% Confidence Interval test of statistical significance, except hospitals 
with no deaths from 2003 through 2005 have three stars.
* * *  Fewer deaths than expected (better) * *    Same as expected *      More deaths than expected
 
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Actual deaths: percentage of patients who received care for this condition or procedure and died in this hospital.  
Expected deaths: percentage of patients who were expected to die at this hospital if it performed the same as other U.S. hospitals that treated similar patients (age, gender, how ill the patients were).