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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2019) Hospitals at a glance 2017–18, AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 10 December 2022.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2019). Hospitals at a glance 2017–18. Retrieved from https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/hospitals/hospitals-at-a-glance-2017-18
Hospitals at a glance 2017–18. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 23 August 2019, https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/hospitals/hospitals-at-a-glance-2017-18
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Hospitals at a glance 2017–18 [Internet]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2019 [cited 2022 Dec. 10]. Available from: https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/hospitals/hospitals-at-a-glance-2017-18
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2019, Hospitals at a glance 2017–18, viewed 10 December 2022, https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/hospitals/hospitals-at-a-glance-2017-18
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Australia’s hospitals at a glance 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics provides an overview of information about Australia’s public and private hospitals. More detailed information is available in the Australian hospitals statistics suite of products.
11.3 million hospitalisations in public and private hospitals combined
8 million patients presented to emergency departments
72% of patients presenting to emergency departments were seen on time
$71 billion (excluding depreciation) was spent on public hospital services
352,000 hospitalisations involved emergency surgery
2.0% of all hospitalisations involved a hospital-acquired complication
53% of public hospitalisations were same-day
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