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Definition

Attendances at public hospital emergency departments that could have potentially been avoided through the provision of appropriate non-hospital services in the community.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments.
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Denominator
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Computation

Limited to public hospitals in Peer Groups A and B.

Potentially avoidable GP-type presentations are defined as presentations to public hospital emergency departments with a type of visit of emergency presentation (or not reported) that:

• were allocated a Triage category of 4 or 5 AND

• did not arrive by ambulance or police or correctional vehicle AND

• were …

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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

Limited to public hospitals in Peer Groups A and B.

Potentially avoidable GP-type presentations are defined as presentations to public hospital emergency departments with a type of visit of emergency presentation (or not reported) that:

• were allocated a Triage category of 4 or 5 AND

• did not arrive by ambulance or police or correctional vehicle AND

• were not admitted to the hospital, referred to another hospital, AND

• and did not die

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