Dominican Republic Hospital Demographics 2016 – Largest Caribbean market remains fragmented

The Dominican Republic has a high number of hospitals, but remains a highly fragmented market.  While there are many hospitals in the country (445), the average hospital is relatively small (25 beds).

  • Number of hospitals: 445
  • Number of hospital beds per hospital (average): 25
  • Operating rooms per hospital (average): 1.2

Penetration of:

  • Ventilators: 279%
  • Infusion pumps: 312%
  • MRI: 4%
  • PET: 1%
  • PACS: 11%
  • Ultrasound: 69%

Procedure types:

  • Ambulatory: 85%
  • Hospitalization: 15%



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