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Emergency Department Visits By Home Care Patients In 30 Days After Leaving Hospital


This is the percentage of new publicly funded home care patients, of all ages, who had an unplanned emergency department visit in 30 days after leaving hospital. A lower percentage of patients is better. Timely follow-up after hospital discharge can help prevent the return of home care patients to the emergency department.

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of patients visited the emergency department in 30 days after leaving hospital


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Region Percent


TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Data source: Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS), Registered Persons Database (RPDB), Home Care Database (HCD), provided by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). For more information on the technical description, please visit the Indicator Library.

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