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Friday, 26 September 2014

Australian hospital statistics 2012-13: private hospitals (AIHW)

Australian hospital statistics 2012-13: private hospitals is a new report in AIHW's series of summary reports describing the characteristics and activity of Australia's hospitals, focussed on the role of private hospitals in Australia.

In 2012-13, 41% of all separations occurred in private hospitals. From 2003-04 to 2012-13, the total number of private hospital separations increased by 46% from 2.6 million to 3.8 million.

During this period, the number of same-day separations in private hospitals increased 60% from 1.7 million to 2.6 million separations and overnight separations increased 21% from 986,000 to 1.2 million.

Media release.

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