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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Mortality (Death) Rates

UTMB’s mortality index for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in calendar year 2015 was less than 1.00. This means fewer patients died of COPD at UTMB Health in 2015 than predicted. In other words, UTMB saved the lives of 2 patients with COPD that were predicted to die in 2015.

UTMB is also performing about as well as our Academic Medical Center Peers.

COPD Mortality Rate Graph

Year

Cases

Observed Mortality Rate

Expected Mortality Rate

 Mortality Index

Star Ranking

2015

299

1.67

2.41

0.69

★★

2014

61

3.28

10.60

0.31

★★★★★

2013

41

7.32

7.59

0.96

2012

54

3.70

8.01

0.46

★★★★


See COPD Length of Stay Rates See COPD Readmission Rates

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