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Potentially Preventable Emergency Department Use by Ramsey County Residents

Results of a study conducted by Saint Paul - Ramsey County Public Health on emergency department use by Ramsey County residents during 2010-2014 will be presented. The study was developed by the Ramsey County Access to Health Services Action Team as part of its implementation of Ramsey County’s Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). The study examined multiple questions including the degree to which emergency department use was potentially preventable.

Date and time

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location

Plato Building, Plato Conference Center, 1st Floor
90 Plato Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55107

Objectives

  • Identify the reasons why we study emergency department use.
  • Identify the rate of potentially preventable emergency department visits made by Ramsey County residents.
  • Identify characteristics of potentially preventable emergency department use among Ramsey County residents.
  • Describe the public health implication of this study.
  • Learn about the next steps in the study (Phase 2: understanding the “Why”).

Registration

Registration is required. Seating is limited to 75.

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