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Table 3 Application of the set of indicators related to clinical information coordination across levels of care

From: Development and testing of indicators to measure coordination of clinical information and management across levels of care

Indicator   Baix Empordà Girona Ciutat Vella
ICS- Parc de Salut Mar PAMEM- Parc de Salut Mar
IT1. Percentage of hospital discharges for which a discharge report is made available to primary care within the first 24 h % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 %
IT2. Mean time to discharge report availability in primary care hours immediate immediate immediate immediate
IT3. Percentage of emergency care visits for which there is an emergency care report available in primary care within 24 h % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 %
IT4. Mean time to emergency care report availability in primary care hours immediate immediate immediate immediate
IT5. Percentage of discharge reports duly completed (at least four of the five selected items) % (95 % IC) n 57.1 % (41.5-72.7) n: 42 95.2 % (88.5 -100) n: 42 83.3 % (65.6- 91.5) n: 42 83.3 % (65.6-91.5) n: 42
  Reason for admission % (95 % IC) 100 % 95.2 % (88.5 - 100) 97.6 % (92.7 - 100) 100 %
Additional tests performed and pending % (95 % IC) 95.2 % (88.5 - 100) 97.6 % (92.7 - 100) 95.2 % (88.5 - 100) 88.1 % (74.7- 96.7)
Follow-up or monitoring of the patient after discharge % (95 % IC) 64.3 % (49.2 - 79.0) 97.6 % (92.7 - 100) 92.9 % (84.7 - 100) 88.1 % (74.7- 96.7)
List of current medications % (95 % IC) 88.1 % (77.9 - 98.31) 92.9 % (84.7 - 100) 88.1 % (77.9 - 98.3) 83.3 % (65.6- 91.5)
Recommendations for the patient % (95 % IC) 0 % 97.6 % (92.7 - 100) 26.2 % (12.3 - 40.1) 16.7 % (6.7-31.4)
IT6. Percentage of emergency care reports duly completed (at least four of the five selected items) % (95 % IC) n 85.4 % (74.1-96.7) n: 41 85.7 % (74.6-96.7) n: 42 86.7 % (73.8 - 100) n: 30 64.3 % (49.2-79.4) n: 42
  Reason for admission % (95 % IC) 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 %
Additional tests performed and pending % (95 % IC) 92.7 % (84.4 - 100) 100 % 90 % (78.6 - 100) 88.1 % (77.9 - 98.3)
Follow-up or monitoring of the patient after discharge % (95 % IC) 90.2 % (80.7 - 99.7) 97.6 % (92.7 - 100) 90% (78.6 - 100) 76.2 % (62.8 - 89.6)
List of current medications % (95 % IC) 97.6 % (92.6 - 100) 88.1 % (74.7- 96.7) 90 % (78.6 - 100) 85.71 % (74.6 - 96.7)
Recommendations for the patient % (95 % IC) 19.51 % (6.8 - 32.2) 50 % (34.2 - 65.8) 43.3 % (25.5 - 62.2) 33.3 % (18.5 - 48.2)
IT7. Percentage of referral forms from primary care duly completed % (95 % IC) n 26.2 % (12.3- 40.1) n:42 71.4 % (57.2-85.7) n: 42 11.9 % (1.7 -22.1) n: 42 88.5 % (75.3 - 100) n:26
  Background morbidity % (95 % IC) 90.5 % (81.2 - 99.7) 95.2 % (88.5 - 100) 86.7 % (73.8 - 100) 100 %
Current medical treatment % (95 % IC) 30.9 % (16.4 - 45.5) 90.8 % (81.2 - 99.7) 16.7 % (4.9 - 28.4) 96.1 % (88.0 - 100)
Reason for the referral % (95 % IC) 90.7 % (81.2 - 99.7) 57.1 % (41.5 - 72.7) 76.2 % (62.7 - 89.6) 88.5 % (75.3 - 100)
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