PPD 330- Hospitals

PPD 330- Hospitals - Hospitals October 21, 2011 How much...

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Hospitals October 21, 2011 How much goes to hospitals? 40% Biggest single component of healthcare spending Chart 2.1: Number of Community Hospitals, 1989 – 2009 Number of community hospitals have stayed relatively stable Was there a change in definition of urban hospital vs. rural hospital in 2004? Measurement difference – but no real difference (counting them differently) Military hospitals not included Chapter 2.2 Number of beds and beds per 1000 have both decreased Beds per 1000: 3.5 to 2.5 Beds: decreased Chart 2.3 If you have a large hospital, you don’t need as many beds (the chances of a large hospital being completely full is less likely) Rural areas have a lot of small hospitals Chart 2.5 Ambulatory Surgical Centers (outpatient surgery): surgery that doesn’t require overnight stay Increased dramatically Need for hospital beds decrease Chart 2.6 Percentage of Hospitals with Physician Affiliates By Type of Relationship What is a physician affiliate?
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course PPD 330 taught by Professor Melnick during the Fall '11 term at USC.

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PPD 330- Hospitals - Hospitals October 21, 2011 How much...

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