||All institutions were ranked on each indicator based on their scores, where the highest rank of 1 corresponds to the highest score out of 100. Volume indicators were not ranked since they have threshold requirements.
||The score indicates how well a hospital performs on a given indicator, based on its risk adjusted rate where a score of 100 is the highest.
|Risk adjusted rate
||Measures the observed rate adjusted for differences in patients’ age, sex, and the presence of complications.
||Measures outcome of interest compared to population at risk.
||This value is the risk adjusted average (Alberta average) or total (Alberta total) of an indicator across all acute care hospitals in Alberta.