Rural Hospital Emergency Department Quality Measures: Aggregate Data Report (Data Summary Report #3)

Publication Date: Mar 2007
Author(s): Moscovice IS, Klingner J
Research Center(s): Minnesota
Topic(s): Quality

This report presents the aggregate findings from a project that tested emergency department quality measures in a voluntary sample of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Washington State. The project was completed by the Washington Rural Health Quality Network (RHQN), a network of 37 hospitals, and the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, with assistance from Stratis Health, the Minnesota Quality Improvement Organization (QIO). A total of 17 rural hospitals from the network participated in the project. This report focuses on 2006-2007 data.