What Are the Top Patient-Level Strategies to Reduce Avoidable ER Use?

Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
September 24, 2014 Vol. IV Issue 38

What Are the Top Patient-Level Strategies
to Reduce Avoidable ER Use?

Top Patient-Level Strategies to Reduce Avoidable ER Use This Week's Challenge: To address the number of emergency room visits that could be classified as "avoidable," healthcare organizations are employing a variety of tools, strategies and programs to reduce this type of utilization, including programs aimed specifically at the patient, according to the latest Reducing Avoidable ER Use survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. This week's data point identifies the top patient-level strategies used to reduce avoidable ER use.

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2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable ER Visits2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable ER Visits presents year-over-year trends and best practices for engaging ER and hospital staff, primary care physicians, community providers and patients in reducing avoidable ED utilization.

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