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New report examines hospitalizations for potentially preventable health conditions

The Office of Financial Management’s Health Care Research Center is pleased to announce the release of a new research brief, “Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations by Legislative District.

This report examines hospitalizations for eleven conditions that, in theory, would not have required inpatient care if the patients had had timely access to primary or secondary care services such as vaccinations, antibiotics, regular physician office visits, etc.

Health care

The Office of Financial Management conducts analysis of the health care system including workforce, utilization and coverage to inform health policy development.

Health care workforce

Information about the workforce and facilities that deliver health care in Washington.

Health coverage

Publications, tools, and data that describe the insurance status of Washingtonians, primary sources of insurance, the affordability of health insurance, and common options being considered locally and nationally for increasing access to insurance by individuals and their families.

Languages spoken at home (mapped by county)

Percent in households where English is spoken less than "very well"

Population Age 5 and Above, 2017

The smallest share of population where English was spoken less than "Very Well" was in Asotin and Lincoln counties. The highest share was in Adams County where 29.0 percent of persons were in this category.

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