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INDICATOR NAME
Name
7-day post-hospital discharge follow-up rate for selected conditions
Alternate Name
7-day post-hospital discharge follow-up rate for selected conditions
 
INDICATOR DESCRIPTION
Description

Percentage of patients or clients who see their primary care provider within 7 days after discharge from hospital for selected conditions.

The percent of enrolled patients with an acute inpatient hospital stay for:

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)

  • Cardiac Conditions

  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Pneumonia

  • Diabetes

  • Stroke

  • Gastrointestinal Disease

HQO Reporting tool/product
Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs)
Dimension
Effective
Type
Outcome
 
DEFINITION AND SOURCE INFORMATION
Unit of Measurement
Percentage
Calculation Methods
The percentage is calculated as: numerator divided by denominator times 100.
Numerator (short description i.e. not inclusions/exclusions)
Total number of rostered patients with primary care visit post acute discharge in a given time period.
Denominator (short description i.e. not inclusions/exclusions)
Total number rostered patients discharged from hospital (select HIGs) in a given time period
Adjustment (risk, age/sex standardization)- generalized
None
Data Source
Client Agency Program Data (CAPE), Corporate Provider Database (CPDB), Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) Claims History Database
Data provided to HQO by
In-house data collection
Reported Levels of comparability /stratifications (defined)
Institution, Region, Time
 
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
Caveats and Limitations
Not measured consistently across primary care organizations
Comments Summary
This is a QIP priority indicator for 2017/18. QIP Current performance reporting period: April - March the following year
 
TAGS
Sector
Primary Care
Type
Outcome
Topic
Access
Dimension
Effective
Source
Client Agency Program Data (CAPE), Corporate Provider Database (CPDB), Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) Claims History Database
 
PUBLISH
Publish Datetime
22/12/2016 10:47:00