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ambulatory care

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(Medicine) care given at a hospital to non-resident patients, including minor surgery and outpatient treatment
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XX) NAMCS (24); Annual probability of an ambulatory visit for NHAMCS (25) pneumonia or influenza Osteoporosis and fractures HTPN CPS quality Population at risk, bone mineral density indicators screening done NHDS (35) Annual probability of hospital admissions for fracture of hip (ICD-9 code 820), vertebra (ICD-9 codes 805.
Hispanic children had 30 percent lower odds and black children had 34-54 percent lower odds of making an ambulatory visit than white children in both years after adjusting for potentially confounding factors.
Overall, rural beneficiaries are 83 percent as likely as urban beneficiaries to receive an ambulatory visit and receive 78 percent as many visits in a year as urban beneficiaries.
An outpatient case-mix classification system, ambulatory visit groups (AVGs), has been developed by Yale University and is now in its third generation.
Four fiscal years (1998-2001) of inpatient, day surgery, and ambulatory visit data from Manitoba Health were used; emergency room and hospital outpatient visits were not complete.
They understand that quality begins at the ambulatory visit.
Outpatient department users have the highest average payment per ambulatory visit ($77).
The third set looks at actual service use: whether in the last year the person had any ambulatory visit, an emergency room visit, a general medical visit, or a hospital stay.
Rather than estimating available care from head counts, ambulatory visit data were used to determine the total supply of generalist care in a given area.
The household member's history of medical visits was assessed using the total number of medical visits made by other adult members of the household (18 years and over) during the year preceding the QHS interview or after this time but prior to the respondent's first ambulatory visit.
The study population consists of 134,725 persons under the age of 65 continuously enrolled in the State of Maryland's Medicaid program for the 12-month period July 1, 1987 through June 30, 1988, and making at least one ambulatory visit to a Maryland office-based physician or clinic participating in the program.