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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
The country homes that became WW1 hospitals
Get Surrey - 8/27/2014 2:12:56 PM
Homes across Surrey were converted into makeshift hospitals as the horrors of World War One took hold ... St George’s Hill Golf Club and West Hall in West Byfleet. A 120-bed hospital was set up on Crown estate land in Englefield Green.
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.
Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'
East Oregonian - 8/27/2014 4:21:47 PM
"I should be dead," said Nicholas, whose pelvis was broken in several places when part of a chimney collapsed on him in the magnitude-6.0 earthquake that struck California wine country. He spoke Tuesday to the San Francisco Chronicle from his hospital bed. Des
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 ...
Lawmaker Appeals From Hospital for World to Save Yezidis
Bloomberg - 8/15/2014 5:54:46 PM
Vian Dakheel grabbed the world’s attention with her urgent appeals at Iraq’s parliament to prevent a genocide of her people. From a hospital bed in Istanbul, she’s now pleading for countries to open their doors to Yezidis who she says will be killed ...