Rural Hospital Emergency Department Quality Measures: Aggregate Data Report


Reports findings from a project that tested emergency department quality measures in a voluntary sample of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Washington State. The quality measures that were tested focused on patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain/acute myocardial infarction (AMI, or heart attack) or trauma, and patients seen in the emergency department who were transferred to another hospital for care. Report produced by the Flex Monitoring Project, funded by the Office of Rural Health Policy.

University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Jill Klingner, Ira Moscovice