Definition: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as the burden of disease - there is no global target of number of hopital beds per country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Hospital bed density map
Public hospital bed ratio ‘slashed by 43% over past 20 years’, report reveals
theguardian.com - 2/14/2014 6:42:59 AM
Photograph: Dan Peled/AAP Image A new public hospital report card shows the number of beds, measured against the size of the ... committed levels “to help public hospitals around the country to meet their performance targets and provide timely and ...
The Cleveland Clinic is ranked #4 hospital in the country by "U.S. News & World Report"
examiner.com - 7/19/2009 11:59:49 PM
We have one of the best hospitals right here in our own backyard, according to rankings done by U.S. News & World Report. Last week the 1,080 bed hospital was named the fourth best hospital in the country by the magazine. This great achievement by The ...
Congressman: When it comes to mental health, U.S. is 'acting like a third world country'
thelead.blogs.cnn.com - 1/27/2014 10:56:23 PM
"The biggest barriers for people ... the same thing goes where we triple the homeless rate," said Murphy. "We're acting like a third world country," said Murphy. "It is embarrassing, it is immoral, it is unethical what we have done." U.S ...
Rwanda: World Vision Donates 50 Beds, Mattresses to Kigeme Hospital
AllAfrica - 9/26/2013 11:46:12 AM
Kigeme Hospital in Nyamagabe District has received a donation of 50 beds, 50 mattresses and 250 bed-sheets ... noting that they hope to improve on their services. George Gitau, the World Vision Country director, said by donating to the hospital they ...
Nelson Mandela: Anti-apartheid icon's family gathers around his hospital bed as the world fears the worst
ABC Online - 6/24/2013 8:32:52 PM
The family of critically ill anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela have gathered around his hospital bed as millions in South Africa and around the world fear the worst ... "All of us in the country should accept that Madiba is now old," he said, using ...
Comparing Health System Performance In OECD Countries
content.healthaffairs.org - 3/2/2014 11:56:16 PM
We present data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the World ... for many countries in the OECD database, and definitions of specialists vary from country to country. The OECD defines hospital acute care beds as “beds ...
$600k in U.S. taxpayer dollars buys medieval hospital in Afghanistan
NBCNews.com - 1/27/2014 11:53:38 PM
On a recent visit to the facility, NBC News observed the hospital’s desperate staff trying to administer care to patients like 12-year-old Khorshid, who goes by only one name. She came in with a toothache and left traumatized. “We have a total of six ...
Queens Hospitals Resemble "Third-World Country"
Gothamist - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
New data from the American Hospital Association shows that Queens' hospitals are some of the most overcrowded in the country. A combination of hospital ... "They have the lowest bed-to-population ratio of any of the boroughs. It could precipitate a public ...
Country's med capital to get 3,000 more beds
Times of India - 7/16/2011 12:55:04 AM
The rest are shared by patients from across the state and country and even foreigners. According to statistics from hospital research ... but still does not satisfy World Health Organisation norms of three beds per 1,000 persons.
On the NHS frontline: 'being a doctor in A&E is like being a medic in a war zone'
theguardian.com - 3/4/2014 2:42:43 PM
"Make sure you have your weapons before you go to war," says a fellow ... as facing a crisis. The term was specifically chosen to describe the situation that everyone from the most senior consultant to the most junior nurse is experiencing.
Hosni Mubarak goes on trial in hospital bed
Washington Post - 8/2/2011 11:57:56 PM
“The former autocrat’s courtroom appearance gripped millions of Egyptians awestruck by the reversal of fortune of a man who ruled the Arab world’s most populous ... that showed Mubarak in a hospital bed taking directions for a film ...
Cincinnati native's hospital bed salute 'seen around the world'
WLWT 5 - 10/16/2013 9:49:26 AM
But the photo of a wounded soldier, a Cincinnati native, rendering a salute from a hospital bed has become known as the "salute seen around the world." "When I look at ... "Loves his country, loves his family, loves his wife, respects his friends and ...
World-class hospital for Mitchells Plain
Independent Online - 11/13/2013 9:01:54 AM
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille described the R600 million hospital as a world-class facility with spectacular architecture ... who turned it into one of the greenest buildings in the country. Zille was among dignitaries including mayor Patricia de ...
The world's largest and most advanced underground hospital is preparing to open its doors in Northern Israel.
The Jerusalem Post - 11/7/2013 12:36:37 PM
The world's largest and most advanced underground hospital is preparing to open its doors in Northern Israel. The 2,000 bed underground hospital has been designed to protect patients and hospital staff in warlike conditions. This one-of-a-kind medical ...
Narayana Health: Providing world-class treatment to the poor
in.com - 12/23/2013 8:21:37 AM
Why He Won: For setting up a 6,000-bed multi-specialty hospital chain across India that provides ... which means it can even export to all the countries in the world (except the US), says Dr Shetty. "Even corporate hospitals rarely use disposable drapes ...