Reducing Emergency Department Use

Published: October 15, 2019
Category: noterms > Documents
Types: Care Management
Settings: Health Plan, Hospital

People usually go to the Emergency Department (ED) when they are experiencing a medical emergency. But some people choose the ED for non-urgent care, which may lead to needless and costly procedures. Reducing the number of preventable ED visits could result in significant cost savings.

Identifying non-emergent or primary care treatable visits is easier with the Johns Hopkins ACG® System ED classification algorithm.

Learn more in this infographic from SS&C Health.


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