Surgeries are abandoning hospital campuses for ASCs — 12 statistics

The percentage of surgeries completed in the inpatient setting has dropped since 2005, and analysts expect the decline will continue, according to an Advisory Board report.

12 statistics to know:

Inpatient surgery percentage by year

2005: 42 percent
2010: 40 percent
2015: 37 percent
2020 (projected): 36 percent

Distribution of outpatient surgeries

ASC: 41 percent
HOPD: 59 percent

ASC: 48 percent
HOPD: 52 percent

ASC: 57 percent
HOPD: 43 percent

2020 (projected)
ASC: 60 percent
HOPD: 40 percent

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