Category: National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery
Ambulatory Surgery Data From Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers: United States, 2010
Questions for Margaret J. Hall, Health Statistician and Lead Author of “Ambulatory Surgery Data From Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers: United States, 2010.” Q: Why did you decide to do a report on national estimates of surgical and nonsurgical ambulatory procedures performed in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers? MH: The National Center for Health Statistics Read More >Posted on by
Outpatient surgeries increase in the U.S.
The number of outpatient surgery visits in the United States increased from 1996 to 2006, from 20.8 million to 34.7 million visits. Outpatient surgery visits accounted for about one half of all surgery visits in 1996 but nearly two thirds of all surgery visits in 2006. A new report from NCHS, “Ambulatory Surgery in the Read More >Posted on by