Creating an Acute Care Inventory

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Joshua W. Elder Brendan G. Carr


Acute care visits account for 354 million outpatient visits annually. While a robust acute care infrastructure exists in the US (i.e. emergency departments (ED), emergency medical services (EMS), urgent care centers, primary care offices, etc.), the system is difficult to navigate. Stakeholders including patients, providers, and payers struggle to understand what resources exist and where to go when urgent, episodic health services are required. We outline and describe how to build an acute care inventory.

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ELDER, Joshua W.; CARR, Brendan G.. Creating an Acute Care Inventory. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 7, july 2017. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 apr. 2024.
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