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How Community Care Coordination Drove Down Avoidable ED Visits

September, 2018

That avoidable Emergency Department utilization has considerable cost risks for healthcare organizations, data from AHRQ shows. Between 13 and 27 percent of emergency department visits could be referred to a primary care clinic, urgent care center, or retail clinic, thus saving the healthcare industry $4.4 billion annually.


Sara Heath, Patient Engagement HIT