How we can support people to get healthcare from the right provider

Canterbury District Health Board

New Zealand

Type: Bounty

The increasing number of people attending the Emergency Department (ED) is not evenly distributed across the population with young adult attendance growing more quickly than other age groups. Young adults are less likely to need treatment quickly or to be admitted to hospital for further care. Despite this, when most people are asked they indicate they thought ED is the appropriate place for them to receive care.

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$5,000 worth of development time in CDHB innovation centre

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Has to USE some open govt data. Ideas for where to look at http://govhack.org.nz/resources/2016-data/ A dataset from CDHB on the numbers of people attending ED may also be useful and can be found https://github.com/ccc-digital-channels/datasets/tree/master/GovHack2016-Christchurch

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