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
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 Cleveland Clinic was based on performances in sixteen specialties ...
Canada does not have containment beds other countries use to transport Ebola patients because Health Canada got rid of them: ex-employees
National Post - 8/13/2014 12:06:23 PM
Health Canada actually stationed several of the containment beds in airports across the country, kept another in an Ottawa hospital and had more at its ... and everyone else in the world does — it’s an obvious question.” Isolators were reportedly ...
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 ...
Riddle Hospital donates beds to Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone
Delaware County Daily Times - 8/16/2014 10:54:13 PM
So, the idea that the country could receive full, wheeled hospital beds from the United States was a blessing. “For Riddle to actually reach a community that otherwise is forgotten to the world,” Ibrahim said, “it’s touching and I’m speechless ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
"The biggest barriers for people getting mental health treatment is the federal and state government. We don't have enough hospital beds," said Rep ... "We're acting like a third world country," said Murphy. "It is embarrassing, it is immoral, it is ...
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
Family members of an American pastor ... hospital beating Tuesday. Saeed Abedini spent the past two months being treated for injuries he received in jail. But without advanced notice, his visiting relatives said the man was dragged from his hospital bed ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Two US Ebola patients released by Atlanta hospital
The Boston Globe - 8/22/2014 3:34:37 AM
ATLANTA — Calling it a ‘‘miraculous day,’’ an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he ... unit at Emory University Hospital.
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 ... World Health Organisation norms of three beds per 1,000 persons. The expansion, doctors say, is because Chennai hospitals ...
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 Health Organization ... 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 country's borders. "Liberia should close ...