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Nursing Quality Measures

Nursing care at UMass Memorial Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care and safety to our patients. As part of this commitment, we provide you with the table below, which displays information on nurse-to-patient ratios for all the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) within UMass Memorial Medical Center. We have made this information available to you in accordance with Massachusetts regulation 958 CMR 8.00.

 Reporting Period:  October 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.413 10.245 1   : 1.309
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 4.783 4.334 1 : 1.103
6 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 15.130 10.175 1 : 1.487
7 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.957 10.107 1 : 1.480
Lakeside 2 ICU  Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 14.913 9.480 1 : 1.573
Lakeside 3 ICU  Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 12.478

10.134

1 : 1.231
           
2 ICU  General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 20.196 13.781 1 : 1.465
NICU  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 32.293 16.838 1 : 1.918
  all ICUs 128.163 85.094 1   :

1.506

 

 

 Reporting Period:  Jul 1, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.261 10.376 1   : 1.278
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 4.250 4.064 1 : 1.046
6 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 15.022 10.484 1 : 1.433
7 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.739 10.558 1 : 1.396
Lakeside 2 ICU  Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 14.543 9.841 1 : 1.478
Lakeside 3 ICU  Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 11.478

9.879

1 : 1.162
           
2 ICU  General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 19.043 13.932 1 : 1.367
NICU  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 40.717 20.205 1 : 2.015
  all ICUs 133.054 89.340 1   : 1.489

 

 

 Reporting Period:  April 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.659 10.244 1   : 1.333
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 5.088 4.516 1 : 1.127
6 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 15.055 10.501 1 : 1.434
7 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 15.011 10.480 1 : 1.432
Lakeside 2 ICU  Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 14.505 9.908 1 : 1.464
Lakeside 3 ICU  Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 12.418

10.244

1 : 1.212
           
2 ICU  General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 19.813 14.480 1 : 1.368
NICU  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 36.275 19.103 1 : 1.899
  all ICUs 131.824 89.476 1   : 1.473

 

 

 Reporting Period:  January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.478 10.649 1   : 1.266
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 6.511  5.238 1 : 1.243
6 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 15.267 10.835 1 : 1.409
7 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 15.267 10.723 1 : 1.424
Lakeside 2 ICU  Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 14.833 10.018 1 : 1.481
Lakeside 3 ICU  Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 12.667

10.577

1 : 1.198
           
2 ICU  General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 20.000 14.438 1 : 1.385
NICU  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 38.544 19.474 1 : 1.979
  all ICUs 136.567 91.951 1   : 1.485

 

 

 Reporting Period:  October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.348 10.680 1   : 1.250
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 6.087 5.106 1 : 1.192
6 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.641 10.712 1 : 1.367
7 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.533 10.389 1 : 1.399
Lakeside 2 ICU  Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 14.435 10.074 1 : 1.433
Lakeside 3 ICU  Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 11.554

9.951

1 : 1.161
           
2 ICU  General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 19.370 14.048 1 : 1.379
NICU  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 36.272 19.388 1 : 1.871
  all ICUs 130.239 90.348 1   : 1.442

 

 Reporting Period:  July 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.402 10.088 1   : 1.329
P ICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 4.054 3.829 1 : 1.059
6 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.435 10.736 1 : 1.433
7 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.783 10.035 1 : 1.473
Lakeside 2 ICU  Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 13.957 9.342 1 : 1.494
Lakeside 3 ICU  Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 10.652 9.313 1 : 1.144
           
2 ICU  General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 18.457 13.854 1 : 1.332
NICU  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 28.935 16.164 1 : 1.790
  all ICUs 118.674 82.701 1   : 1.435

 

 Reporting Period:  April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.187 10.480 1   : 1.258
P ICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 5.363 4.653 1 : 1.152
6 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.571 10.736 1 : 1.357
7 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.538 10.695 1 : 1.359
Lakeside 2 ICU  Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 14.143 10.071 1 : 1.404
Lakeside 3 ICU  Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 11.231 9.961 1 : 1.128
           
2 ICU  General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 18.091 14.030 1 : 1.347
NICU  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 34.022 18.348 1 : 1.854
  all ICUs 125.956 88.974 1   : 1.416

 

 Reporting Period:  Jan 1, 2017 to Mar 31, 2017        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 12.522 10.515 1   : 1.191
P ICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 6.056 5.063 1 : 1.196
6 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.689 10.779 1 : 1.363
7 ICU  Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.867 10.774 1 : 1.380
Lakeside 2 ICU  Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 13.567 10.136 1 : 1.339
Lakeside 3 ICU  Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 12.933 11.160 1 : 1.159
           
2 ICU  General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 19.711 14.720 1 : 1.339
NICU  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 37.967 19.504 1 : 1.947
  all ICUs 132.311 92.650 1   : 1.428

 

Reporting Period: Oct 1, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.283 10.507 1   : 1.264
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 4.978 4.589 1 : 1.085
6 ICU Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.565 10.628 1 : 1.371
7 ICU Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.739 10.903 1 : 1.352
Lakeside 2ICU Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 14.446 10.635 1 : 1.358
Lakeside 3ICU Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 12.011 10.001 1 : 1.201
           
2 ICU General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 19.239 14.159 1 : 1.359
NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 38.391 19.797 1 : 1.939
  All ICUs 131.652 91.219 1   : 1.443

 

Reporting Period: Jul 1, 2016 to Sep 30, 2016        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.261 10.435 1   : 1.271
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 4.261 4.136 1 : 1.030
6 ICU Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.380 10.449 1 : 1.376
7 ICU Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.457 10.622 1 : 1.361
Lakeside 2ICU Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 13.783 9.892 1 : 1.393
Lakeside 3ICU Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 9.859 8.955 1 : 1.101
           
2 ICU General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 18.196 14.149 1 : 1.286
NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 35.272 18.896 1 : 1.867
  All ICUs 123.467 87.535 1   : 1.410

 

Reporting Period: Apr 1, 2016 to Jun 30, 2016        
Name of ICU Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
3 ICU Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.352 10.115 1   : 1.320
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 4.121 3.940 1 : 1.046
6 ICU Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.879 10.111 1 : 1.472
7 ICU Medical Intensive Care Unit 14.736 10.157 1 : 1.451
Lakeside 2ICU Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 13.923 9.836 1 : 1.415
Lakeside 3ICU Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 11.681 9.938 1 : 1.175
           
2 ICU General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 18.725 14.587 1 : 1.284
NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 33.044 18.120 1 : 1.824
  all ICUs 124.462 86.804 1   : 1.434

 

Jan 1, 2016 to Mar 31, 2016        
Type of ICU Average Daily Patient Census Average Daily Staff Nurse Census Average Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Intensive Care Unit 13.418 9.768 1   : 1.374
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 6.571 5.053 1 : 1.301
Medical Intensive Care Unit 15.154 10.247 1 : 1.479
Medical Intensive Care Unit 15.187 10.326 1 : 1.471
Neurological/Neurosurgical/Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 13.736 9.700 1 : 1.416
Cardiac/Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit 11.879 9.908 1 : 1.199
         
General Medical / Surgical Intensive Care Unit 20.198 14.054 1 : 1.437
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 37.055 19.274 1 : 1.923
all ICUs 133.198 88.330 1   : 1.508