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released: 23 Jun 2015 author: AIHW media release

In 2013–14, about 46 million occasions of service were provided for non-admitted patients by 558 public hospitals, including: -6 million occasions of service for emergency care; -18 million for outpatient care; -22 million for other non-admitted patient care. For the first time, information is also included about the patient’s age and sex, their Indigenous status, how the service was delivered and how it was funded.

ISSN 1036-613X; ISBN 978-1-74249-753-2; Cat. no. HSE 159; 67pp.; $13

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 What's in this report?
      • 1.2 What data are reported? 
      • 1.3 Where to go for more information
    • 2 Emergency services
      • Key findings
      • 2.1 How many hospitals provided emergency services?
      • 2.2 How many emergency services were provided?
    • 3 Outpatient care
      • Key findings
      • 3.1 How many hospitals provided outpatient care?
      • 3.2 How many outpatient care services were provided?
      • 3.3 What services were provided?
      • 3.4 Who used these services?
      • 3.5 How were services provided?
      • 3.6 How were services funded?
    • 4 Other non-admitted patient care
      • Key findings
      • 4.1 How many other non-admitted patient services were provided?
      • 4.2 What services were provided in 2013-14?
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Database quality statement summaries
    • Appendix B: Technical information
    • Appendix C: Public hospital peer groups
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2015. Non-admitted patient care 2013–14: Australian hospital statistics. Health services series no. 62. Cat. no. HSE 159. Canberra: AIHW.

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