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Table 3 Surgical Site Infection Indicators Following Cardiac Procedures

From: Developing algorithms for healthcare insurers to systematically monitor surgical site infection rates

  UnitedHealth Group Humana Inc.
Total Procedures 5,787 1,106
Any Infection Indicator N (%) 413 (7.1%) 96 (8.7%)
Inpatient Infection Indicator N (%) 153 (2.6%) 73 (6.6%)
   Pre-Discharge N (%) 66 (1.1%) 42 (3.8%)
   Post-Discharge with Readmission N (%) 90 (1.6%) 51 (4.6%)
Outpatient Infection Indicator N (%) 304 (5.3%) 60 (5.4%)
   Antibiotic Indicator N (%) 73 (1.3%) N/A*
   Ambulatory Diagnosis N (%) 199 (3.4%) 34 (3.1%)
   Emergency Dept Diagnosis N (%) 41 (0.7%) 39 (3.5%)
  1. * Post-procedure antibiotic dispensing data not available