Costa Rica Hospital Demographics 2016 – Room for growth in equipment penetration

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s most important hospital markets, with a total of 136 hospitals and an average of 25 beds per hospital.  However, penetration of capital equipment remains relatively low compared with regional standards.

  • Number of hospitals: 136
  • Number of hospital beds per hospital (average): 25
  • Operating rooms per hospital (average): 0.9

Penetration of:

  • Ventilators: 129%
  • Infusion pumps: 185%
  • MRI: 4%
  • PET: 3%
  • PACS: 4%
  • Ultrasound: 89%

Procedure types:

  • Ambulatory: 63%
  • Hospitalization: 37%

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