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Hamilton low-acuity emergency department use study AHRQ

Project ID: 2019-001/2020 0908 039 000
Type of Response: Research report
Knowledge User: McMaster Family Health Team
ICES Scientists: Michelle Howard, Refik Saskin
Summary: As part of the public health collaborations across the city of Hamilton with family physicians and public health officials, planning discussions are ongoing to understand how to best serve the primary care needs of the community. The knowledge user is seeking information on low-acuity emergency department use as one indicator of primary care need. This will help to plan for family medicine services for the city.
Status: Completed