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Table 4 The impact of viewing medical history on various DDs (single-day admissions)

From: The impact of EHR and HIE on reducing avoidable admissions: controlling main differential diagnoses

Differential diagnosis Total admissions when medical history was not viewed Single-day admissions when medical history was not viewed Total admissions when medical history was viewed Single-day admissions when medical history was viewed Decrease in single-day admissions P-Value
All DDs 72,689 (100%) 17,812 (24.5%) 43,030 (100%) 7,496 (17.4%) 28.98% <0.001
GE 5,265 (100%) 1,931 (36.7%) 1,900 (100%) 428 (22.5%) 38.69% <0.001
AP 14,068 (100%) 4,991 (35.5%) 7,511 (100%) 1,601 (21.3%) 40.00% <0.001
CP 41,624 (100%) 9,646 (23.2%) 26,026 (100%) 4,917 (18.9%) 18.53% <0.001
PO 7,691 (100%) 785 (10.2%) 4,684 (100%) 346 (7.4%) 27.45% <0.001
UTI 4,041 (100%) 459 (11.4%) 2,909 (100%) 204(7%) 38.60% <0.001
  1. See explanations for the calculations in the footnote of Table 3.