Inpatient vs. Outpatient Surgeries in U.S. Hospitals
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Inpatient vs. outpatient surgeries in U.S. hospitals.
Outpatient surgeries are on the rise.
Nearly half of the 19 million surgeries performed in community hospitals in 28 states were outpatient surgeries.
(Pie graph of inpatient and outpatient surgeries)
Total inpatient surgeries in 2012: 9.7 million.
Percentages below show body systems most commonly addressed in inpatient surgery.
Percentages below show body systems most commonly addressed in outpatient surgery.
Eye surgeries: 98.8 percent
Ear surgeries: 91.8 percent
Nose, mouth, and throat surgeries: 86.7 percent
Only includes surgeries performed in hospital-owned ambulatory surgery settings. See http://go.usa.gov/33XGh for details.
|Internet Citation: Inpatient vs. Outpatient Surgeries in U.S. Hospitals. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). March 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/inpt_outpt.jsp.|
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