2018 Winter Olympics medical care by the numbers — 22 key statistics

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

GE Healthcare and the International Olympic Committee launched Athlete Management Solutions for the 2018 Winter Olympics to provide physicians with real-time data and images regarding an athlete's health. Here is the breakdown of the data from the PyeongChang Games.

1. There were 2,173 total athlete healthcare visits to PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games facilities.

 

2. There were 7,698 total spectator and workforce visits to POCOG facilities.

 

3. During the Games, 469 physicians and other clinicians actively used the AMS system.

 

4. There were 458 total scans by GE Healthcare modalities at POCOG facilities, including 413 X-Ray and 45 ultrasound scans.

 

Here is the breakdown by body part:

 

Body Part

No. of scans (X-ray)

No. of scans (Ultrasound)

Abdomen

6

 

Neck, skull

4

3

Chest

35

 

Coccyx, hip, inguinal region, pelvis, urinary system

35

5

Elbow, wrist, forearm

38

4

Finger, thumb, hand

45

 

Knee, femur

52

4

Lower leg, tibia, toe, foot, ankle

87

24

Lumbosacral spine, thoracic lumbar spine, cervical spine,

70

 

Scapular, Shoulder

41

5

Totals

413

45

 

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