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TABLE 8-Continued

INPATIENT CARE
VA Hospitals: Average Operating Beds, Average Daily Census, Patients Treated

Fiscal Year 1976

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TABLE 8-Continued

INPATIENT CARE

VA Hospitals: Average Operating Beds, Average Daily Census, Patients Treated

Fiscal Year 1976

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861
129

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210

168 256 49

250 395 80

304 670 116

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184

125
196
39

167
289
77

8,593 12,101 2,649

Based on the number of operating beds at the end of each month of 13 consecutive months (June 1975 June 1976). In some instances, the operating beds by type do not add to total because of rounding of figures in computations.

Based on total patient days during the fiscal year divided by the number of days in the year.

Beds are classified according to their intended use and patients occupying them are classed accordingly rather than on a diagnostic basis.

* "Medical" includes data for medicine, neurology, intermediate care, spinal cord injury, physical medical and rehabilitation, and blind rehabilitation.

Interhospital transfers are excluded from overall total but are included in the total for individual hospitals.

Includes data for the two VA general hospitals at Indianapolis, IN (Cold Spring Road and 10th St.).

'Includes data for the VA hospital at Aspin wall, PA.

* Data for the VA psychiatric hospitals at Augusta, GA, Brecksville, OH Gulfport, MS; Jefferson Barracks, MO, North Little Rock, AR, and Palo Alto, CA have been consolidated respectively with the VA general hospitals at Augusta, Cleveland, Biloxi, St. Louis, Little Rock, and Palo Alto.

Includes data for the VA general hospitals at Brooklyn, NY, and St. Albans, NY

1 Includes data for the two VA general hospitals at Lexington, KY (Cooper Drive and Leestown).

"The VA Hospital, Downey, IL, was changed to VA Hospital, North Chicago, IL, on March 2, 1976.

** Effective March 25, 1976, the VA hospital at Lyons, NJ, was redesignated from a psychiatric hospital to a general hospital.

INPATIENT CARE

TABLE 9

VA, Non-VA Hospitals: Patient Turnover by Type of Hospital-Fiscal Year 1976

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Bed occupants and absent bed

occupants, as of June 30, 1976
Bed occupants remaining in hospital

Absent bed occupants
Average daily patient census, fiscal

76,362 1,388

74,413 1,373

17,399

465

57,014

908

942 15

1,007

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year 1976 Patients treated, fiscal year 1976

80,519 78,264
1,214,918 1,178,894

17,647 60,617 1,233
78,422 1,100,47229,273

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4,975

69 1,320

250 6,730

787 16,248

1,022 6,814

Post hospital care status patients on

June 30, 1976

707,895

707,895

22,412

685,483

During fiscal year 1976, data for the VA psychiatric hospitals, Augusta, Ga. Brecksville, Ohio: Gulfport, Miss.; Jefferson Bks., Mo., North Little Rock, Ark.. and Palo Alto, Calif., have been consolidated respectively with the VA general hospitals, Augusta, Cleveland, Biloxi, St. Louis, Little Rock and Palo Alto.

Includes U.S. Army. Navy, Air Force and Public Health Service hospitals: hospitals located in Canal Zone area, and St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Includes hospitals operated by State, County and Municipal governments.

*Transfers for non-VA hospitals are included with admissions and other discharges.

Includes only patients transferred as VA beneficiaries.
Data shown in previous Annual Report revised.

'Beginning with Fiscal Year 1973, patients coming to VA hospitals for chronic hemodialysis are considered to be inpatients. During Fiscal Year 1976, there were about 170,000 cd missions (and discharges) for one day duration of stay.

* Includes 475 and 468 patients respectively to and from leave of absence.

TABLE 10

INPATIENT CARE

VA, Non-VA and State Home Hospitals: Patient Turnover by Type of Bed Section

Fiscal Year 1976

Type of Bed Section

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Bed occupants and absent bed occupants, as of

June 30, 1976
Bed occupants remaining in hospital

Absent bed occupants
Average daily patient census, fiscal year 1976
Patients treated, fiscal year 1976

13,853

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1,007

74,413

24,214

247

36,346

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1,373

78,264 1,178,894

878 24,838 193,735

248 37,986 643,417

15,440 341,742

15 1,233 29,273

14 657 8,700

128 3,695

447 16,878

1,022 6,814

Post hospital care status patients on

June 30, 1976

707,895

81,823

314,581

311,491

Beds are classified according to their intended use and patients occupying them are classed accordingly, rather than on a diagnostic basis. "Medical" bed sections include data for medicine, neurology, intermediate care, spinal cord injury, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and blind rehabilitation.

* Non-VA hospital transfers are included with other admissions and other dischenges.

Includes only patients transferred as VA beneficiaries.

Beginning with Fiscal Year 1973, patients coming to VA hospitals for chronic hemodialysis are considered to be inpatients. During Fiscal Year 1976, there were about 170.000 admissions (and discharges) for one day duration of stay.

Includes 475 and 468 patients respectively to and from leave of absence.
Data by bed section not available

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TABLE 11

VA Hospitals: Patients Remaining, Compensation and Pension Status, Type of Patient'

October 1, 1975

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'Figures shown are estimates hased on tabulations of a 20 percent systematic random sample of records for patients remaining on October 1, 1975. The figures shown in the column for "All Patients" do not necessarily equal the sum of the component parts due to machine rounding of sample data.

*This group includes all patients other than veterans, such as active military, humanitarian emergencies, reimbursable cases, allied beneficiaries, donors, elc. If a velcran is admitted as an Office of Workers Compensation Program case, he is coded as a non-veleran.

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