ICU Interfacility Transfer

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Percent of live ICU discharges that are transferred to an ICU located at a different hospital.

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Indicator: ICU Interfacility Transfer
Created/Raw: Created
Program: Critical Care
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Reports: Critical Care Inter-facility Transfer Report, Directors Annual Report (Critcal Care)


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Significance

Reasons for transfer may be either to manage ICU beds or access to a required medical service. Bed management transfers can increase the efficiency of ICU bed numbers within a region. Patient transfers may increase the time to appropriate management and may place patients at risk.

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Definition and Derivation

Percent of live ICU discharges that are transferred to an ICU located at a different hospital.

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