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KU Hospital reports patient visits, revenues up

January 3, 2011

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— Kansas University Hospital says patient visits and revenues increased during the fiscal year ending June 30.

The Kansas City, Kan., hospital says in its annual report that outpatient visits increased 7 percent, to almost 362,000, and emergency room visits rose nearly 4 percent, to about 46,000.

It discharged 26,000 patients from hospital stays, an increase of 8 percent.

Revenues during the last fiscal year were $805 million, according to the annual report. That's an increase of almost $55 million, or 7 percent over the previous fiscal year.

The hospital also provided more care to patients who couldn't pay for services. The value of such care was nearly $37 million in the last fiscal year, up $3.4 million, or 10 percent from the previous fiscal year.

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LHS56 4 years, 6 months ago

What an amazing job! I remember when the Hospital was facing closing the doors. Irene Cummings, Bob Page and the professionals at the Hospital have done an outstanding job.

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