Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania
Report Data: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
What's In This Report
This research brief examines hospital admissions for select conditions that might have been avoided with effective primary or preventive care—thereby avoiding the need for a more expensive hospital stay.
Approximately 1 in 8 hospitalizations (12.7%) were potentially preventable in FY 2017. The estimated cost of these admissions was $1.2 billion.
View the major takeaways from this report including key statistics, figures, and more.