Emergency Department Visit Rates by Selected Characteristics: United States, 2019
Describes emergency department visit rates in 2019 using data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS). Presents data by selected patient characteristics including metropolitan statistical area status, age, sex, race and ethnicity, and health insurance status.
Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Rural Health Research Recap: Opioid Use Disorder and Treatment: Rural-Urban Comparisons
Summary of research on opioid use disorder (OUD) among youth, young adults, and pregnant women, the impact of OUD on hospitals and emergency departments, and the use of buprenorphine and partial psychiatric hospitalization programs as treatment for OUD. Features statistics including population-adjusted emergency department rates per 100 people from 2005-2016 and opioid-related emergency room visit rates per 100,000 people in 2006 and 2013, with breakdowns by urban or rural location.
Author(s): Per Ostmo Date: 02/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway view details
Critical Access Hospital Financial and Operational Best Practices
Webinar recording that discusses rural hospital operations, with a focus on Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Covers inpatient services, emergency services, quality improvement, managing revenue cycle, and other financial topics. Transcript available by clicking on the three dots blow the video and selecting "Open transcript."
Date: 01/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organizations: Oklahoma Office of Rural Health, Stroudwater Associates view details
Most Frequent Reasons for Emergency Department Visits, 2018
Report examining emergency department visits based on 2018 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) data. Breaks down visits by diagnosis, and offers rates of ED visits resulting in hospital admission and treat-and-release ED visits by rural, medium and small metro, and large metro residence, gender, age, and region.
Author(s): Audrey J. Weiss, H. Joanna Jiang Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality view details
North Dakota Department of Health Biennial Report: 2019-2021
Highlights the goals and accomplishments of the North Dakota Department of Health during the 2019-2021 biennium, in the areas of community health, emergency preparedness and response, environmental health, health resources, medical services, and local public health units. Includes information on rural healthcare facilities and rural health promotion programs.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Dakota Department of Health view details