TITLE

OUTPATIENT SERVICES AND ED VISITS CONTINUE TO CLIMB

AUTHOR(S)
Runy, Lee Ann
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2006, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the improving trends in outpatient care in the U.S. since 1995. The trend toward outpatient care continued in 2004, with community hospitals reporting more than 571 million outpatient visits, up from 414 million in 1995. In 2004, community hospitals reported more than 112 million emergency visits at 3,820 community hospital emergency departments.
ACCESSION #
20248814

 

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