Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Admitted patient care 2014-15: Australian hospital statistics (AIHW)

Admitted patient care 2014-15: Australian hospital statistics

In 2014-15, there were about 10.2 million separations in Australia's public and private hospitals: about 6.0 million of these occurred in public hospitals; 94% of separations were for acute care and 4% for rehabilitation care.

Between 2010-11 and 2014-15: the number of separations increased overall by 3.5% on average each year, by 3.2% for public hospitals and by 4.0% for private hospitals, private health insurance funded separations increased by an average of 5.9% each year and; public patient separations increased by 2.7% each year.

Media release: Australian private hospital admissions rising faster than public hospital admissions

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