Every day in the year, the American Medical Association keeps a watchful eye on every hospital in the U. S. Last week the Journal of the A. M. A. published its annual hospital report, which contains "the most accurate figures available."
> There are now 6,166 registered hospitals in the U. S., as compared to 6,128 a year ago. These hospitals hold more than one million beds. Over 70% of the total in crease in beds was due to expansion of public hospitals, which now total 1,728.
State hospitals which accommodate mostly insanity,...