COMMUNITY HOSPITAL NATIONAL COMPARISONS | 2015
In 2015, there were 4,862 community hospitals in the nation.
The number of outpatient visits showed minimal change. The nation’s community hospitals reported an average of 2,247
outpatient visits per 1,000 population, little change from 2012. Kansas ranked 26th in the nation, with 2,508
outpatient visits per 1,000 population. Inpatient admissions for hospitals remained relatively consistent from 2014 to 2015.
Kansas ranked 27th in the nation, with 102 admissions per 1,000 population.
SOURCE: AHA 2017 Hospital Statistics and bea Bureau of Economic Analysis 2015-2016