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Early Death After Discharge From Emergency Departments: Analysis of National US Insurance Claims Data

Description
Report regarding the incidence of early death after release from emergency departments in the United States and what risk factors may contribute to those deaths. Compares urban and rural hospital location, with data for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and rural non-CAHs. Includes data for rural and urban populations as well as poverty level, previous healthcare use, and other demographics.
Author(s)
Ziad Obermeyer, Brent Cohn, Michael Wilson, Anupam B Jena, David M Cutler
Citation
BMJ, 356(j239)
Date
02/2017
Type
Document
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Health disparities · Hospitals · Mortality · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data