Improving the Measurement of Surgical Site Infection Risk Stratification/Outcome Detection

Exhibit 52. Modified Denver Health algorithm performance data

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Procedure
Type
Total
Procedures
SSI Procedures
Designated for
Review by
Algorithm
Percent of Total Procedures
CRAN 306 14 190 62%
FUSN 191 8 88 46%
HERN 760 10 112 15%
HPRO 303 8 134 44%
HYST 159 12 67 42%
KPRO 349 7 182 52%
VHYS 111 1 31 28%
Overall 2,179 60 804 37%
Estimated Minutes Per Procedure 20  
Number of Procedures Removed from Review 1,375  
Time Saved (8 hour days) 57.3  
Sensitivity 100%  
Specificity 72%  

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Internet Citation: Exhibit 52. Modified Denver Health algorithm performance data. Content last reviewed December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/ssi/ssiexh52.html