By the Numbers

The Ottawa Hospital 2013-2014 Annual Report

Financials

Revenue Distribution 2013-2014

  • 77% Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • 11% Patient revenues
  • 7% Sundry and ancillary
  • 2% Other votes
  • 2% Amortization of grants
  • 0% Preferred accommodation and copayment

Expenditure Distribution 2013-2014

  • 57% Salaries
  • 19% Other supplies
  • 8% Medical and surgical supplies
  • 6% Medical staff
  • 5% Drugs and gases
  • 5% Depreciation and amortization

Quality Indicators

At The Ottawa Hospital, excellence in patient care is our priority.

By improving on wait times, infection rates and other key measures of a high-performing hospital, our goal is to rank among the top 10 percent of North American hospitals in providing safe, high-quality care to our patients.

Quality Indicator 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Occupancy 102.5% 100.57% 101.7%
Wait time in Emergency Department for 9 out of 10 admitted patients (hours) 34.3 28.7 27.3
Surgical cancellations due to lack of inpatient beds 222 0 0
Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio (observed deaths / expected deaths) 84.1 86.5 78.1
Hand hygiene compliance before patient contact 81.5% 89.7% 89.5%
C. difficile infection rate (# of hospital-acquired infections per 1,000 patient days) 0.54 0.69 0.52
Staff did everything to control pain - inpatient (%) 79.6% 82.1% 82.3%
Excellent overall rating of care – inpatient (%) 43.7% 46.5% 46.7%
Percentage of Alternate Level of Care days* 14.7% 13.4% 13.5%
Readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharge 8.0% 9.18% 9.7%

* This is the percentage of patient days occupied by Alternate Level of Care (ALC) patients. ALC patients are those who no longer receive acute care and are awaiting discharge to a long-term care facility, another hospital or home with or without support services.

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