Washington Hospital Quality
A service of the Washington State Hospital Association

What is this?

Percentage of patients who developed a blood clot who didn’t receive treatment to prevent it. Lower is better.

Why this matters?

There are effective prevention measures for blood clots, and blood clots can cause serious complications or even death.

Technical Description

Patients who developed a blood clot while in the hospital who did not get treatment that could have prevented it Lower percentages are better