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Table 1 Potentially Preventable Complications Select Categories Syracuse Hospitals January - September 2008 - 2010

From: Reducing potentially preventable complications at the multi hospital level

  Patients with PPC PPC Rate Per 1,000 Discharges Percent Difference p value
  2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 - 2010  
Community General         
   Hospital         
Clostridium Difficile Colitis 16 16 9 2.66 2.86 1.73 -34.96 0.05
Urinary Tract Infection 68 48 31 12.47 9.45 6.37 -48.92 0.04
Post-Hemorrhage & Other Acute Anemia 27 37 0 5.61 7.11 0 -100 0.01
Venous Thrombosis 13 11 10 2.17 0.54 1.94 -10.6 0.11
Pulmonary Embolism 5 4 7 0.84 0.72 1.36 61.9 0.05
Crouse Hospital         
Urinary Tract Infection 76 99 79 6.5 9.4 6.59 1.38 0.15
Decubitus Ulcer 9 11 10 0.72 0.99 0.78 8.33 0.25
Pulmonary Embolism 17 10 20 1.45 0.94 1.56 7.59 0.22
Infection Due to Central Venous Catheters 9 11 10 0.69 0.94 0.75 8.7 0.31
St. Joseph's Hospital         
   Health Center         
Pneumonia & Other Lung Infections 149 125 125 13.69 12.69 11.06 -19.21 0.05
Post-Hemorrhage & Other Acute Anemia 86 22 0 7.82 2.15 0 -100 0.01
Decubitus Ulcer 45 20 35 3.35 1.64 2.48 -25.97 0.05
Total with One or More PPCs         
Community General Hospital 295 253 172 48.73 44.99 32.36 -33.59 0.04
Crouse Hospital 416 491 503 31.17 41.52 35.96 15.37 0.07
St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center 820 702 778 58.17 53.99 48.15 -17.23 0.05
  1. Source: Hospital Executive Council data.