Patient Care

Official information on patients who are seen in the Medical Center and Ambulatory Clinics for a calendar year (January 1-December 31) is submitted in conjunction with offices of record to external agencies such as the Georgia Department of Community Health, the Georgia Hospital Association and the American Hospital Assocation.

PATIENT CARE HIGHLIGHTS

  CY2013 CY2014
CY2015 CY2016 CY2017 CY2018 CY2019
Total Visits 491,122  484,843  499,271 509,709 476,862 496,291 506,621
  Inpatient Admissions 19,275  19,230  19,565 20,928 20,782 21,262 20,543
  Outpatient Visits 363,278  356,532  368,872 381,040 349,584 369,310 374,222
  Surgery Visits* 18,162  17,787  18,354 18,816 18,304 18,100 20,706
  Endo Procedures 3,583  4,085  4,662 4,347 4,625 5,656 6,288
  ER Visits 86,824  87,209  87,818 84,578 83,567 81,963 84,862

*Includes inpatient and outpatient surgical visits for AU Health, the CHOG, and the Surgery Center of Columbia County (starting in 2018) and excludes the Digestive Health Center.

Source: AU Health Financial Reporting