Table T6_2_1_6-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 6_2_1_6.1
Hospitals that electronically exchange patient medication history with ambulatory care providers outside the hospital system, United States, 2008–2010
  201020092008
Hospital characteristicsSample sizePercentSEbSample sizePercentSEbSample sizePercentSEb
Total 1,99932.11.02,11228.21.01,96336.31.1
RegionNortheast29933.42.733829.22.5DNADNADNA
Midwest72130.61.770632.21.8DNADNADNA
South64431.21.873525.41.6DNADNADNA
West33536.12.633324.92.4DNADNADNA
LocationUrban1,14133.31.41,25529.61.31,35535.91.3
Rural85830.51.685726.21.560837.22.0
Bed sizeLess than 10080826.41.680723.71.5DNADNADNA
100–39992235.51.698930.41.5DNADNADNA
400 or more26937.53.031632.92.6DNADNADNA
Graduate medical education programaYes52736.82.158931.21.954638.12.1
No1,47230.51.21,52327.11.11,41735.61.3
Medical school affiliationYes67536.51.972131.01.768440.11.9
No1,32429.91.31,39126.81.21,27934.31.3
Member of the Council of Teaching HospitalsYes21841.23.324732.73.022139.83.3
No1,78131.01.11,86527.61.01,74235.91.1
Control of hospitalGovernment, non-Federal44028.12.139923.02.133537.02.6
Nongovernment, not for profit1,27536.01.31,39632.01.21,31340.71.4
Investor owned, for profit21620.82.823419.62.622722.02.7
Government, Federal6820.54.98313.23.7885.72.5
Hospital typeGeneral medical and surgical1,76933.71.11,86929.41.11,73438.51.2
PsychiatricDSUDSUDSU685.82.8DSUDSU3.0
RehabilitationDSUDSUDSU4318.65.9DSUDSU6.5
Children's general3164.58.63164.58.6DSUDSUDSU
Acute long-term careDSUDSUDSU3611.15.2DSUDSU3.6

a Residency training program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

b Standard errors were estimated using the SAS 9.2.2 means procedure and should be interpreted with caution as data may violate assumption of normality.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality (relative standard error lager than 30% or sample size less than 10).

Source: American Hospital Association, Information Technology Supplement.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T6_2_1_6-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/6_carecoordination/T6_2_1_6-1.html