Based on 2000-2002 mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries, there is a 33-percentage point spread between the risk-adjusted mortality ratios achieved in the best 10% of hospitals and the bottom 10%.… [ Get More Details ]
Older adult population increase between 2003 and 2013
In 2003, the older adult population (those 65 and over) was 8.8 million. In 2013, this number increased 24.7% to 44.7 million.
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Location of older adults, 2013
In 2013, more than 60 percent of older adults lived in just 13 states: California, Florida, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, Georgia, Virginia, and… [ Get More Details ]