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Short hospital stays, few smokers: the Netherlands versus the EU
Compared with other countries in Europe, in the Netherlands hospital admissions are relatively short: less than two days to have a baby and less than six days for an acute heart attack. The number of...
Steep increase in day-patient admissions for chronic enteritis
Out-patient hospital admissions are becoming more and more common. The number of out-patient hospital admissions for chronic enteritis (e.g. Crohn’s disease) has risen far above average.
More turnover and more profit in Dutch health care institutions
The turnover of health care institutions increased greatly in 2009, as it had in 2008, despite the recession in the Netherlands. Profits also rose substantially.
Moroccans least often hospitalised for cancer
In 2008, Moroccans were less often admitted to hospital for cancer and cardiovascular diseases than other ethnic groups. Turks were most often admitted for cardiovascular diseases, followed by...
Most people in the Netherlands live within 5 km from a hospital facility
More than six in ten people in the Netherlands live within 5 km from a hospital. The Randstad region has the highest hospital density.
Turnover surge construction sector in 2008
Turnover increased by nearly 10 percent in the construction sector in 2008. The growth rate is the same as in 2007. With over 90 billion euro, the sector reached a new record level last year.
More health care provided with fewer hospital beds
In the period 1972-2006, the number of beds and patient days in general and university hospitals declined considerably. Simultaneously, the number of hospital admissions and treatment and nursing...
Fewer hospital admissions following heart attacks
Twelve per 10 thousand inhabitants were admitted to hospital as a result of an acute heart infarct in the Netherlands in 2005. This number is nearly one third down on 1995.
HSMR 2010 Methodological report
Statistics Netherlands has calculated The Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios (HSMRs) for Dutch hospitals for the period 2009-2011. This report describes the methods that were used
HSMR 2014 Methodological report
Statistics Netherlands has calculated The Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios (HSMRs) for Dutch hospitals for the period 2012-2014. This report describes the methods that were used.