ThesisEmergency Department Cluster High Utilizers: Trends, Demographics, and Impact on Health Care SystemsBarrett, LukeThe purpose of this research was to identify demographics of people who repeatedly have multiple emergency department visits over a short period of time, defined by this project as cluster high utilizers, and to draw attention to the impact of cluster . . .
ThesisThe Relationship Between Medicaid Primary Care Policy and Emergency Department Utilization in California Post-Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActBarrett, LukeMedicaid policies regarding primary care may affect emergency department utilization. Since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented in 2010, emergency department utilization rates and costs in the United States have steadi . . .