Query Results for Emergency Department Encounter Query Module for Utah Counties and Local Health Districts - EPHT NCDM COPD Count
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|Admission Years Filter:||2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018|
|Data Grouped By:||Admission Years|
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ICD Stands for International Classification of Diseases. It is a coding system maintained by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics used to classify causes of death on death certificates and diagnoses, injury causes, and medical procedures for hospital and emergency department visits. These codes are updated every decade or so to account for advances in medical technology. The U.S. is currently using the 10th revision (ICD-10) to code causes of death. The 9th revision (ICD-9) has been used for hospital and emergency department visits until 3rd quarter of 2015. The ICD-10 was used from the 4th quarter of 2015.
Prior to 2015 San Juan County was part of the Southeast Local Health District. In 2015 the San Juan County Local Health District was formed. Data reported are for all years using the current boundaries.
Data with ICD-9 diagnosis codes may have slightly different counts from previous version of data. The current data excludes homeless, unknown Utahn and muti-county cases from Utah residents
Coverage and Validity of Diagnosis Codes: Since the data come from the billing forms, all visits or encounters have a Diagnosis code making coverage great. There is some difference of opinion regarding whether some providers may emphasize Diagnosis codes that yield higher reimbursements. The hospital and ED data are considered "Administrative Data" because they were created for use in billing and remittance of payment. As such, they were not constructed for public health surveillance purposes primarily, and are weak in some areas, such as external cause of injury and race or ethnicity. But, in general, they are extremely valuable and reasonably complete and valid.
These data were queried on: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:32:52 MDT