The Ottawa Hospital
Annual Report 2014-2015

By the Numbers

Our 2014-2015 financial report and quality indicators

Financials

Revenue distribution 2014-2015

76%

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

12%

Patient revenues

8%

Sundry and ancillary

2%

Amortization of grants

2%

Other votes

1%

Connecting Northern and Eastern Ontario

0%

Preferred accommodation and copayment

$1,303.5M

Expenditure distribution 2014-2015

59%

Salaries

16%

Other supplies

8%

Medical and surgical supplies

6%

Medical staff

5%

Drugs and gases

5%

Depreciation and amortization

1%

Connecting Northern and Eastern Ontario

$1,278.3M

Non-Consolidated Financial Statements and Consolidated Financial Statements  of The Ottawa Hospital. Year Ended March 31, 2015.

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 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Occupancy 100.57% 101.7% 103.96%
Wait time in Emergency Department for 9 out of 10 admitted patients (hours) 28.7 27.3 29.2
Surgical cancellations due to lack of inpatient beds 0 0 0
Hospital standardized mortality ratio (observed deaths / expected deaths) 86.5 78.1 76
Hand hygiene compliance before patient contact 89.7% 89.5% 91.79%
C. difficile infection rate (# of hospital-acquired infections per 1,000 patient days) 0.69 0.52 0.32
Staff did everything to control pain – inpatient (%) 82.1% 82.3% 84.2%
Excellent overall rating of care – inpatient (%) 46.5% 46.7% 48.6%
Percentage of Alternate Level of Care days* 13.4% 13.5% 13.1%
Readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharge 9.18% 9.7% 9.8%

* 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.