Hip Fracture Outcomes: Does Surgeon or Hospital Volume
Although we could find significant relationship between different crude 30-day mortality rates according to hospital PCI volume, we could not find a relationship between hospital volume
and 30-day risk-adjusted mortality rates following PCI in Korea.
As with the cost analyses, FQ-1 and FY-1 percent of hospital volumes
, and FY-1 unit volume were as effective in predicting significant, negative relationships as FQ percent of hospital volume
, and more effective than any other measure.
and surgical morbidity in the United States.
Further, such expansion may be undesirable especially if expected volume does not justify expansion on clinical grounds, because recent studies concerning the impact of physician and hospital volume
on outcome quality for surgical procedures clearly indicate that hospital volume
plays a major role in reducing adverse outcomes (Luft et al.
The Effect of Hospital Volume
on the In-Hospital Complication Rate in Knee Replacement Patients.
The contribution of hospital volume
, payer status, and other factors on the surgical outcomes of scoliosis patients: a review of 3,606 cases in the State of California.
This could affect readmission interpretation related to hospital volume
and academic affiliation.
748 patients found no evidence of higher in-hospital mortality in patients undergoing PCI at medium-volume hospitals (200-399 cases/year) compared with patients treated at hospitals with annual PCI volumes of 400 cases of more suggesting current ACC/AHA PCI hospital volume
minimums might merit reevaluation (9).
Evidence linking hospital volume
to outcomes was already well-recognized in the clinical literature by the mid-1990s, and statistics on hospital volume
in New York were becoming available to the public.
Three-year data on surgical patients in Pennsylvania support using surgeon and hospital volume
as part of the credentialing process for bariatric surgery centers of excellence, according to a study of 14,716 patients who underwent bariatric surgery in Pennsylvania hospitals from 2000 to 2003.
Medium hospital volume
was def'med as doing 10-19 ovarian cancer surgeries per year, while high hospital volume
was defined as doing 20 or more per year.