New York State Department of Health - NYPORTS
The New York Patient Occurrence
Reporting and Tracking System
Annual Report 2000/2001
Changes in Reporting by Individual NYPORTS Code
As indicated above, the total number of NYPORTS records reported increased from 716 per 100,000 discharges in 1999 to 1,004 per 100,000 discharges in 2000, to 1,159 in 2001 resulting in an overall increase from 1999 to 2001 of 61.9%.
The following bar chart presents changes in reporting between 1999 and 2001 for individual NYPORTS codes. In particular, codes with frequencies of at least 500 cases that did not undergo any major changes in definition are represented in the following bar chart. The percentage increase between 1999 and 2000 in these codes ranged from 24.9% for code 751 (falls resulting in x-ray proven fractures, subdural or epidural hematoma, cerebral contusion, traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, and/or internal trauma) to 137.9% for code 604 (AMI-Acute Myocardial Infarction).
Code 303: Pneumothorax, regardless of size or treatment
Code 604: Acute Myocardial Infarction, unrelated to a cardiac procedure
Code 751: Falls resulting in x-ray proven fractures, subdural or epidural hematoma, cerebral contusion, traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, and\or internal trauma
Code 801: Procedure related injury requiring intervention
Code 803: Hemorrhage or hematoma requiring intervention
Code 805: Wound dehiscence requiring repair
Code 806: Displacement, migration or breakage of an implant, device, graft or drain
Code 808: Post-operative wound infection
Code 819/802: Any unplanned operation or re-operation