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Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations Declining for Older Adults
Health Leaders Media - Janice Simmons

Rates of potentially preventable hospitalizations for diabetes, chronic respiratory conditions, chronic cardiac conditions, and acute conditions generally were higher for adults aged 65 or older than for younger adults in 2007, according to a new Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (H-CUP) review from the Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research.