Rate of Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions per 100,000 people as Defined by the Prevention Quality Indicator Composite for Adults (18+)
Inadequate access to outpatient primary and specialty care can lead to unnecessary hospitalizations. This measure describes the proportion of hospitalizations that are due to ambulatory care sensitive conditions; conditions that can be well managed in ambulatory settings. These conditions include hypertension, angina, heart failure, diabetes, and asthma.
See this measure in detail »