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Hospitalization is the period during which a person is confined to an institution in which sick or injured persons are given medical or surgical treatment.

Department of Health Data

Hospital Reports
A large volume of information by hospital including beds, admissions, length of stay, and occupancy rates.
Healthy People
A report that tracks the progress of public health objectives in meeting their goals by the end of the decade.
Minority Health Disparities
This report focuses on significant differences among races/ethnicities for selected health topics.
The Burden of Asthma in Pennsylvania
This report focuses on asthma adult and child prevalences, hospitalizations, mortality, and costs in Pennsylvania.

External Data Sources

Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4)

National Hospital Discharge Survey (CDC)