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Subsequently NCQA and Inovalon will turn their attention to the task of defining and testing a new measure, based on ambulatory care sensitive hospital admissions to identify potentially avoidable hospitalizations.
DHS (Department of Human Services Victoria) 2001 The Victorian Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Study: Preliminary analyses, Public Health Division, Victorian Department of Human Services, Melbourne.
Other studies examined disparities in hospitalizations for preventable ambulatory care sensitive conditions (Gaskin and Hoffman 2000; Weinick, Zuvekas, and Cohen 2000).
The meaning of ambulatory care sensitive admissions: Urban and rural perspectives.
To assess the statistical reliability of the calculated ACSC admission rates, we examined the distributional properties of ACSC admissions across M+C organizations and the sufficiency of M+C organization enrollment to support the calculation of ambulatory care sensitive conditions at the M+C organization level.
Costs for treating these conditions, known as ambulatory care sensitive conditions, across CHW's network of 40 hospitals were more than $261 million in fiscal year 2010.
1 percent lower rate of adult ambulatory care sensitive inpatient admissions than non-designated practices.
These conditions are often referred to as ambulatory care sensitive (ACS) conditions, and hospitalizations for these conditions are referred to as ACS hospitalizations (Billings et al.