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ICU Nurse-to-Patient Ratio

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) requires all Massachusetts hospitals with an intensive care unit (ICU) to report their quarterly ICU registered nurse-to-patient ratios.

Lowell General Hospital's ICU ratios are as follows:

1st Quarter (1/1/2018-3/31/2018)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 9.667 5.542 1:1.744
Saints Campus ICU mixed 4.433 2.375 1:1.866

 

4th Quarter (10/1/2017-12/31/2017)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 9.500 5.583 1:1.702
Saints Campus ICU mixed 3.804 2.250 1:1.691

3rd Quarter (7/1/2017-9/30/2017)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 8.848 5.250 1:1.685
Saints Campus ICU mixed 3.304 2.125 1:1.555

2nd Quarter (4/1/2017-6/30/2017)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 9 5 1:1.744
Saints Campus ICU mixed 4 2 1:1.672

1st Quarter (1/1/2017-3/31/2017)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 10.089 5.500 1:1.834
Saints Campus ICU mixed 4.722 2.542 1:1.858

 

4th Quarter (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 10 5 1:1.8
Saints Campus ICU mixed 5 3 1:1.8

 

3rd Quarter (7/1/2016-9/30/2016)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 9 5 1:1.8
Saints Campus ICU mixed 5 2 1:1.8

2nd Quarter (4/1/2016-6/30/2016)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 10 5 1:1.8
Saints Campus ICU mixed 4 3 1:1.7

1st Quarter (1/1/2016-3/31/2016)

Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
Main Campus ICU mixed 10 6 1:1.6
Saints Campus ICU mixed 5 3 1:1.5

 

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