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INDICATOR NAME
Name
Unplanned emergency department visits QIP
Alternate Name
Unplanned emergency department visits QIP
 
INDICATOR DESCRIPTION
Description
Percentage of home care clients with an unplanned, less-urgent ED visit within the first 30 days of discharge from hospital
HQO Reporting tool/product
Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs)
Dimension
Effective
Type
Process
 
DEFINITION AND SOURCE INFORMATION
Unit of Measurement
Percentage
Calculation Methods
The percentage is calculated as: numerator divided denominator times 100.
Numerator (short description i.e. not inclusions/exclusions)
Number of adult home care clients who had an ED visit assessed at Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale levels 4 or 5 (but who were not admitted to hospital) in the first 30 days after hospital discharge.
Denominator (short description i.e. not inclusions/exclusions)
All adult CCAC home care clients discharged from a hospital.
Adjustment (risk, age/sex standardization)- generalized
None
Data Source
Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), Home Care Database (HCD), National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS)
Data provided to HQO by
Health Shared Services Ontario (HSSO)
 
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
Comments Summary
This is a QIP priority indicator for 2018/19. QIP current performance reporting period: July 2016 - June 2017 To access your organization's data for the reporting period, refer to Health Quality Ontario’s QIP Navigator. Data will be available in February. Alternatively, you can access your organization's data for this indicator by visiting the CCAC Reporting Portal.
 
TAGS
Sector
Home Care
Type
Process
Topic
Readmission
Dimension
Effective
Source
Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), Home Care Database (HCD), National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS)
 
PUBLISH
Publish Datetime
22/11/2017 11:45:00