Hospital numbers are mostly good
The number of newborns, surgeries performed, emergency room visits, and total outpatients at Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) jumped significantly in the first three months of 2013 compared to the first quarter of 2012.
At their monthly meeting Wednesday night, the hospital board of trustees learned that 22,462 outpatient registrations have been made compared to just 16,981 in 2012, an increase of 5,481.
ER visits are up by 232 (3,052 to 2,820), surgeries have been hiked from 381 to 464, and 11 more babies have been born at the hospital this year with 49 deliveries having been recorded.
Further details in today's print and e-editions.