Is outpatient care associated with lower use of inpatient and emergency care? An analysis of persons with HIV disease.

@article{Pezzin2003IsOC,
  title={Is outpatient care associated with lower use of inpatient and emergency care? An analysis of persons with HIV disease.},
  author={Liliana E. Pezzin and John A. Fleishman},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={1228-38}
}
OBJECTIVES The authors use data from the AIDS Costs and Service Utilization Survey (ACSUS) to investigate the extent to which use of ambulatory medical care is associated with inpatient and emergency department use among HIV-infected persons. METHODS Parameter estimates were derived from simultaneous, multiequation models. RESULTS Higher use of… CONTINUE READING