COMMUNITY HOSPITAL NATIONAL COMPARISONS | 2012
In 2012, there were 4,999 community hospitals in the nation.
The number of outpatient visits showed minimal change. The nation’s community hospitals reported an average of 2150
outpatient visits per 1,000 population, little change from 2011. Kansas ranked 31st in the nation, with 2,527
outpatient visits per 1,000 population. Inpatient admissions for hospitals remained relatively consistent from 2011 to 2012.
Kansas ranked 20th in the nation, with 103 admissions per 1,000 population.
SOURCE: AHA 2014 Hospital Statistics and U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of the Census