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July 2014

Busiest US EDs Have Best Outcomes

Busiest US EDs Have Best Outcomes

Study objective:Although numerous studies have demonstrated a relationship between higher volume and improved outcomes in the delivery of health services, it has not been extensively explored in the emergency department (ED) setting. Therefore, we seek to examine the association between ED hospitalization volume and mortality for common high-risk conditions.
Methods:Using data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, a national sample of hospital discharges, we evaluated mortality overall and for 8 different diagnoses between 2005 and 2009 (total admissions 17.

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RWC newsletter Jul14.pdf (PDF — 303 KB)


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