U.S. hospitals with the most annual ER visits 2018

The U.S. hospital with the second most emergency department visits in 2018 was Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Lakeland, Florida. In total Lakeland Regional Medical Center received over 210 thousand emergency room visits during that year. In general, trends indicate that the number of annual hospital emergency department visits in the U.S. is on the rise. Florida, like many other states in the U.S., has also seen a rise in emergency room visits in recent years.

U.S. Hospitals

There are various types of hospitals in the U.S. that supply numerous services. Hospitals can be broken into the categories: community hospitals, federal government hospitals, psychiatric care hospitals and long-term care hospitals. Some hospitals provide further specializations such as trauma care or paediatrics. The total number of hospitals in the U.S. has actually decreased since the 1970s. In general, non-federal hospitals make up the majority of hospitals.

Emergency departments

Recent estimates indicate that among adults the age groups with the highest prevalence of emergency room visits were among those aged 18-29 years and those aged 50-64 years. Among children, the most common reason for visiting the emergency department are respiratory disorders, followed by injury and poisoning.

Hospitals with the most annual emergency room visits in the U.S. in 2018

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Including hospitals in America with the most annual emergency room visits for fiscal year or calendar year 2018. Totals represent the amount of emergency room visits tallied for a single facility, rather than total ER visits for a whole health system. This listing is based on several sources of information and all figures are verified by individual hospitals. Start and end dates for the fiscal year may vary by hospital.

* Figures based on fiscal year.

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