Nonprice barriers to ambulatory care after an emergency department visit.

  title={Nonprice barriers to ambulatory care after an emergency department visit.},
  author={Teri L Vieth and Karin V. Rhodes},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={51 5},
STUDY OBJECTIVE Availability of timely follow-up care is essential in emergency medicine. We describe nonprice barriers to care experienced by callers reporting to be emergency department (ED) patients in need of follow-up care. METHODS This was a secondary analysis of data collected during a survey of ambulatory clinics in 9 US cities. Research assistants called a random sample of 603 ambulatory clinics, generated from actual ED referral lists. Callers identified themselves as new patients… CONTINUE READING
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