Mortality & Lives Saved



  • The table below shows Memorial University Medical Center's (MUMC) expected and actual mortality (death) rate, our mortality index, and the number of lives saved. 

      2015 Total 2014 Total 2013 Total 2012 Total 2011 Total 2010 Total
    Quality Measure (Click on each term to learn more)
    Expected Mortality Rate
    Percentage of patients who were so critically ill they were not expected to survive.
    2.50% 2.50%
    2.64% 2.37% 2.44% 2.74%
    Actual Mortality Rate
    Percentage of patients who died at MUMC.
    2.09% 1.94% 1.93% 1.66% 1.58% 2.01%
    Mortality Rate Index
    Actual mortality rate divided by expected mortality rate. A lower number is better.
    A score of less than 1 is outstanding.
    0.93 0.78 0.73 0.70 0.65 0.72
    Lives Saved
    Expected deaths minus actual deaths.
    109 148 189 200 245 204