Analysis of Emergency Department Use in Maine
Analyzes emergency department (ED) utilization; identifies factors that can explain the reasons for high or low ED; and analyzes hospital discharge data to identify potentially preventable ED visits, most frequently seen diagnoses, and the correlation between the physician-to-population ration and ED use rates. Includes findings specific to both urban and rural areas of Maine.
Beth Kilbreth, Barbara Shaw, Danielle Westcott, Carolyn Gray
Muskie School of Public Service Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy
Emergency department and urgent care services · Statistics and data · Maine