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released: 23 Jun 2015 author: AIHW media release

Australia’s hospitals 2013–14 at a glance provides information on Australia’s public and private hospitals. In 2013–14, there were 9.7 million hospitalisations, including 2.5 million involving surgery. Public hospitals provided care for 7.2 presentations to emergency departments, with 74% of patients seen within recommended times for their triage category and about 73% were completed within 4 hours. This publication is a companion to the 2013–14 Australian hospital statistics suite of publications.

ISBN 9781742497235; Cat. no. HSE 157; 32pp.; $17

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Publication table of contents

  • Infographic
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Hospital resources
    • How many hospitals were there?
    • How many beds?
    • How diverse were Australia's hospitals?
    • How much did hospitals spend?
    • How were hospitals funded?
    • How many people were employed in Australia's hospitals?
  • What services do Australia's hospitals provide?
    • Emergency department services
    • Non-admitted patient care
    • Admitted patient care
      • How much activity was there?
      • Who used these services?
      • Why did people receive care?
      • What services were provided?
      • How was the care completed?
      • What procedures were performed?
      • Who paid for the care?
      • What was the safety and quality of the care?
    • Surgery in Australia's hospitals
  • Related information
  • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2015. Australia's hospitals 2013–14: at a glance. Health services series no. 61. Cat. no. HSE 157. Canberra: AIHW.

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