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
The Cleveland Clinic is ranked #4 hospital in the country by "U.S. News & World Report"
Examiner - 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 ...
Public hospital bed ratio ‘slashed by 43% over past 20 years’, report reveals
theguardian.com - 2/14/2014 6:17:20 PM
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 ...
Health Costs: How the U.S. Compares With Other Countries
PBS - 10/22/2012 2:24:52 PM
That figure is more than two-and-a-half times more than most developed nations in the world ... countries. In 2010, for instance, the U.S. had 2.4 practicing physicians per 1,000 people — well below below the OECD average of 3.1. The number of hospital ...
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 ...
Hospital bed shortage exposed
Daily Telegraph - 4/15/2014 9:02:24 PM
Britain has fewer hospital beds per person than almost any country in the Western world, according to figures which have raised fears that the NHS has become “stretched to breaking point”. A study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and ...
Saeed Abedini's family: pastor yanked from hospital bed, beaten, taken back to Iran prison
New York Daily News - 5/21/2014 8:19:42 PM
But without advanced notice, his visiting relatives said the man was dragged from his hospital bed, beaten and taken back to Rajai ... security by promoting Christianity in the Islamic country. The American citizen from Boise, Idaho, claims he was just ...
Congressman: When it comes to mental health, U.S. is 'acting like a third world country'
The Lead CNN - 1/27/2014 10:56:23 PM
We don't have enough hospital beds," said Rep. Tim 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. laws mandate that mentally ill patients must consent to ...
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 ...
Hospital Bed, Medical Equipment Shortage Revealed in OECD Report
Arutz Sheva - 6/30/2014 6:20:41 PM
The number of hospital ... beds per capita in Israel is among the lowest in the world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). According to the report, which was published Monday, the number of hospital beds in the ...
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 groups ... but still does not satisfy World Health Organisation norms of three beds per 1,000 persons.
Recognizing Great Ideas From the Developing World
Inc. - 5/3/2012 6:50:17 AM
Two authors envision the developing world ... developing countries looking for alliances of this sort. Another example from health care: I was in India two weeks ago, and there was an entrepreneur who had started a business making hospital beds.
Countries That Spend the Most on Health Care
Fox Business - 3/28/2012 11:53:40 PM
In most of the countries in the developed world, public expenditure accounts for at least ... For instance, Germany has among the highest doctors and hospital beds per person in the OECD. The country also has the sixth-highest number of doctor ...
7 Countries With the Highest Health Care Costs
The Motley Fool - 6/15/2013 6:06:03 PM
Let's look at the seven countries with ... sixth-lowest average hospital stay length and the seventh-lowest number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. This either means that American hospitals are more efficient than most of the world -- or they push ...
One Injury, 10 Countries: A Journey in Health Care
New York Times - 9/14/2009 11:56:38 PM
With all due respect to the seminar room, the boardroom, the hearing room and the Oval Office, a better vantage point than any of them for evaluating and redesigning our health care system is the hospital room (window bed ... world. One shoulder, 10 countries.
Ebola outbreak in Guinea played down by World Health Organization
CBC - 4/2/2014 10:47:53 AM
The World ... beds per capita in a World Bank survey of 68 nations in 2011, with just 0.3 hospital beds per 1,000 people. Liberia's Senate on Tuesday agreed that the government should declare a state of emergency that would lead to the closure of the ...