The supplement to the December 2001 arrived here with the regular December issue. Dalia Kleinmuntz, AHIP [log in to unmask] Director, Webster Library, Evanston Hospital Evanston Northwestern Healthcare 847-570-2664 847-570-2926 FAX Opinions expressed are my own and do not reflect those of ENH. -----Original Message----- From: Dennis Ritchey [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 8:30 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: By the Numbers - Interesting tidbits of stats and information Each year the publishers of the journal "Modern Healthcare" publish a supplement titled "By The Numbers." It is a great supplement filled with some of those hard to find tidbits of information we may get asked for during the year. Some of the charts and numbers include: Healthcare spending per capita HMO growth rates Hospital admissions and outpatient visits for the past 10 years. Medicaid and Medicare spending Lengths of stay Five year forecast for inpatient demand Hospice admissions Median U.S. Physician income Outpatient prescription drug expenditures U.S. Aids cases Healthiest, unhealthiest states Leading cause of death Top 10 graduate programs in healthcare administration and many more I shared this with my administrators last year, and it provided some great information for presentations they were giving, and saved me a lot of time trying to track this type of information down. It is available in PDF format from the publishers at: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/pdf/2001by.pdf Regards, Dennis Dennis Ritchey Medical Librarian Kaiser Permanente Drug Information Services Library 9521 Dalen Street Downey, CA 90242-4894 (562) 401-2438 (Voice) (562) 401-2550 (Fax) [log in to unmask] "Kaiser Permanente Librarians help you make informed health care decisions"