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Hospital Statistics for Cancer

Hospitalization and Cancer

1,414,000 cases in USA 1995; average length of stay was 7.3 days in USA 1995 (US Government Statistics).

Hospitals & Clinics: Cancer

Research hospital quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Cancer:

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More general hospital information, not necessarily directly in relation to Cancer, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Hospital statistics for Cancer:

The following statistics related to hospitals and hospitalization and Cancer:

  • 133,482 admissions to private hospitals for procedures on chemotherapy and radiation oncology in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 135,535 admissions to public hospitals for procedures on chemotherapy and radiation Oncology in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 210,738 patient days spent in private hospitals were for chemotherapy and radiation oncology in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 354,832 patient days spent in public hospitals for procedures in chemotherapy and radiation oncology in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 81.7% of hospitalisations for procedures on chemotherapy and radiation Oncology were single day in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 90.7% of hospitalisations for procedures on chemotherapy and radiation oncology were single day in private hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 2.4 million visits were made to a hospital outpatient department for cancer in the US 2001 (National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 2001 Summary, NCHS, CDC)
  • 1.2 million hospital discharges occurred for cancer in the US 2001 (National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 2001 Summary, NCHS, CDC)
  • the average length of stay for hospitalisation for cancer was 7 days in the US 2001 (2001 National Hospital Discharge Survey, NCHS, CDC)
 

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