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04 JULY 2017

Hospital beds, 2016 preliminary data

Inpatient and day care beds preliminary statistics for 2016 are released. Additionally, hospital beds' data about the hospitals that belong to the Hospital Master Plan (tables HH08, RV701, RV711) are also available in the database.

According to preliminary data, 225,301 patients got inpatient care during 2016 (198,380 adults and 26,921 children); and 81,812 patients were treated in day care (72,924 adults and 8888 children). The average length of stay in inpatient care was 8.2 days and the average number of patients per hospital bed during a year (bed turnover) was 32.9. The number of day care patients has increased by 3.8%, but has decreased in inpatient care by 2.9% when compared to 2015.