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This web update provides the latest rates of potentially preventable hospitalisations for Australia’s 31 Primary Health Network areas and more than 300 smaller local areas. It updates information for 22 conditions where hospitalisation may have been prevented by timely and appropriate provision of primary or community-based health care. Results are highlighted for five conditions that contribute most to the number of days spent in hospital for potentially preventable hospitalisations: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes complications, congestive heart failure, cellulitis, and kidney and urinary tract infections.
This report was first published on the MyHealthyCommunities website.
The age-standardised rate of national potentially preventable hospitalisations was 2,643 per 100,000 people
Nationally, potentially preventable hospitalisations accounted for nearly 2.7 million bed days
Rates of potentially preventable hospitalisations varied greatly across local areas
Around 6% of all hospitalisations were potentially preventable
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