Bar chart; the average number of acute care hospital visits per patient; 2.1; IP and ED Multiple Hospital Visits; the average number of acute care hospital visits per patient; 1.9; ED Revisits; the average number of acute care hospital visits per patient; 1.5; IP Readmissions

Figure 1The rate of acute care repeat hospital visits increased by more than a third once ED visits were included, 2006–2007

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases and State Emergency Department Databases, 12 States, 2006–2007

From: Hospital Readmissions and Multiple Emergency Department Visits, in Selected States, 2006–2007

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Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Statistical Briefs [Internet].

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