Statistics

Apr 19, 2022
The Obstetrics/U.S. Rural Hospitals infographic provides statistics on rural community hospitals in the U.S. and how many hospital births occur in them; the number of rural hospitals with obstetrics units and how many OB units have closed; and on maternity care deserts in the U.S. where access to…
Feb 24, 2022
Each year, the American Hospital Association (AHA) collects aggregate information on the payments and costs associated with care delivered to beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicaid by U.S. hospitals.
Jun 10, 2021
A collection of infographics from AHA Hospital Statistics on Fast Facts on U.S. Hospitals, Fast Facts on U.S. Health Systems, Fast Facts on U.S. Rural Hospitals, and Obstetrics: U.S. Rural Hospitals.
Jan 15, 2021
A new infographic provides a quick overview on the number of health systems in the U.S. AHA has defined two types of health care systems, and both involve an ownership, lease, sponsorship or contract-management relationship with a central organization.
Jul 2, 2020
The AHA, California Hospital Association, and Washington State Hospital Association urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to reverse a district court decision in a lawsuit brought by data analysis company Integra Med Analytics that “gives private plaintiffs broad license to file suits…
Feb 3, 2020
U.S. life expectancy rose by 0.1 year in 2018 to 78.7, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. Among specific improvements, the drug overdose death rate fell by 4.6% overall, to 20.7 per 100,000; and the infant mortality rate fell by 2.3%, to 566.2 per 100,000 live births.
Jan 6, 2020
Each year, the American Hospital Association (AHA) publishes aggregate information on the level of uncompensated care – care provided for which no payment is received – delivered by all types of U.S. hospitals. The data used to generate these numbers come from the AHA’s Annual Survey of Hospitals,…