High Cost Health Care Services Utilization


Funded by Essentia Health Duluth Clinic Foundation, the purpose of this study is to understand patterns of utilization of health care services with focus on emergency care and characteristics of patients who use emergency services, including those who utilize emergency services very frequently.

The research team includes Irina Haller, Pat Conway, Daniel Saman, Brian Johnson, and Paul Hitz.



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Last Updated: 12/29/2015

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Irina Haller at 218-786-8185