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aihw 2020. Australia's hospitals at a glance 2018-19. Cat. no. HSE 247. Canberra: AIHW.
aihw. (2020). Australia's hospitals at a glance 2018-19. Canberra: AIHW.
aihw. Australia's hospitals at a glance 2018-19. AIHW, 2020.
aihw. Australia's hospitals at a glance 2018-19. Canberra: AIHW; 2020.
aihw 2020, Australia's hospitals at a glance 2018-19, AIHW, Canberra.
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Australia’s hospitals at a glance 2018–19 presents key statistics about Australia’s hospitals and is a companion report to the data presented in the MyHospitals section of the AIHW website.
In 2018–19, there were 8.4 million presentations to emergency departments
There were 11.5 million hospitalisations in Australia’s public and private hospitals in 2018–19
54% of hospitalisations in public hospitals were same-day admissions and 72% in private hospitals
365,000 emergency admissions to hospital involved surgery
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