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Weight loss surgery - average length of stay

For this measure, we group all types of weight loss surgeries together and average the length of stay for each patient.

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About this measure

This measure tracks the average length of stay for all patients who had any type of weight loss surgery at the hospital.
 

Most Recent Available Data (Number of days)
  2010
Northwestern Memorial 2.2
National Database Participant Comparison 1.7
Performance Trend (Number of days)
  2008 2009 2010
Northwestern Memorial 2.42 2.3 2.2
National Database Participant Comparison 1.75 1.8 1.7
Source:Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database(BOLD) Surgical Review Corporation
Average length of stay
Last UpdateJanuary 12, 2012

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