What are the largest U.S. hospitals by bed count?
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In this Healthcare Insight, we compiled the following list of U.S. hospitals with the most beds. We used the total number of staffed beds metric to determine the biggest hospitals. The results in this analysis are sourced from the Medicare Cost Report and represent data from the most recent 12-month interval tracked in our database.
Top 20 largest U.S. hospitals by number of staffed beds
|Rank||Definitive ID||Hospital name||Location||Number of staffed beds||Explore dataset|
|1||873||AdventHealth Orlando (FKA Florida Hospital Orlando)||Orlando, FL||2,247||Explore|
|2||845||Jackson Memorial Hospital||Miami, FL||1,893||Explore|
|3||3860||Baptist Medical Center||San Antonio, TX||1,451||Explore|
|4||273024||Montefiore Hospital - Moses Campus||Bronx, NY||1,426||Explore|
|5||3120||Cleveland Clinic Main Campus||Cleveland, OH||1,299||Explore|
|6||2442||Barnes-Jewish Hospital||Saint Louis, MO||1,273||Explore|
|7||1365||IU Health Methodist Hospital||Indianapolis, IN||1,247||Explore|
|8||3525||Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest||Allentown, PA||1,203||Explore|
|9||3439||UPMC Presbyterian||Pittsburgh, PA||1,146||Explore|
|10||2191||Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus||Rochester, MN||1,143||Explore|
|11||2035||Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital||Grand Rapids, MI||1,139||Explore|
|12||71||UAB Hospital||Birmingham, AL||1,138||Explore|
|13||3003||Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center||Charlotte, NC||1,134||Explore|
|14||2837||The Mount Sinai Hospital||New York, NY||1,080||Explore|
|15||4018||Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center||Houston, TX||1,067||Explore|
|16||2066||Corewell Health William Beaumont University Hospital||Royal Oak, MI||1,026||Explore|
|17||1772||Ochsner Medical Center - Main Campus||New Orleans, LA||1,024||Explore|
|18||3019||ECU Health Medical Center (FKA Vidant Medical Center)||Greenville, NC||1,013||Explore|
|19||3571||Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania||Philadelphia, PA||1,003||Explore|
|20||4012||Houston Methodist Hospital (FKA the Methodist Hospital)||Houston, TX||1,003||Explore|
What is the largest hospital in the U.S. by beds?
AdventHealth Orlando is the largest hospital in the U.S. with 2,247 staffed beds and is also a top hospital by Medicare discharges and net patient revenue. It is owned by the IDN AdventHealth, one of the largest health systems in the U.S. by both net patient revenue and number of hospitals.
According to the most recent Medicare Cost Report, AdventHealth Orlando has a bed utilization rate of 64.1%. Bed utilization measures the percentage of beds or units that are occupied on an average night over a given period of time. It can also be an indicator of how effectively a hospital manages its resources and provides care to patients. Patients at AdventHealth Orlando have an average length of stay of six days..
Jackson Memorial Hospital, another Florida-based facility, is the second largest U.S. hospital on our list with 1,893 staffed beds. The facility has a bed utilization rate of 58.9% and an average length of stay of seven days. The facility is a leading academic medical center.
Notably, many of the hospitals with the most staffed beds are in high-population states. Three hospitals each from the states of Pennsylvania and Texas appear on our list. These states have some of the largest populations, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
How many beds does the biggest hospital in the U.S. have?
If we define ‘biggest’ as ‘facility size,’ then Creedmoor Psychiatric Hospital is the largest hospital in the U.S., with a total facility square footage of nearly 9.5 million square feet. Creedmoor Psychiatric Hospital has 349 staffed beds. Despite this relatively small metric, Creedmoor is a psychiatric hospital designed to help patients with severe mental health conditions. The facility has a bed utilization rate of 81.3% and an average length of stay of 486 days.
What are the largest health systems by number of beds?
Read our Healthcare Insight on the top healthcare systems by hospital beds to see which networks have the most staffed beds among its member hospitals.
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