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
- Ventilators: 129%
- Infusion pumps: 185%
- MRI: 4%
- PET: 3%
- PACS: 4%
- Ultrasound: 89%
- Ambulatory: 63%
- Hospitalization: 37%
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