Trends in Observed Inpatient Mortality

Note: Abbreviations: AMI, acute myocardial infarction; CHF, congestive heart failure.

Data Sources: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2002-2011; State Inpatient Databases (SID), 2012, weighted to provide national estimates using the same methodology as the 2002-2011 NIS; and the AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 4.4.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project: Trends in Observed Adult Inpatient Mortality for High-Volume Conditions, 2002-2012