ACSC

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AcronymDefinition
ACSCAutomobile Club of Southern California (AAA)
ACSCArea of Critical State Concern (Florida)
ACSCAustralian Computer Science Conference
ACSCAmbulatory Care Sensitive Condition
ACSCAir Command & Staff College
ACSCAssociation of Carolina Shag Clubs
ACSCAdvanced Casino Systems Corporation (Bally Gaming and Systems)
ACSCAustralian Centre for Sustainable Catchments
ACSCArmament Cooperation Steering Committees (US DoD)
ACSCAmerican Society of Corporate Secretaries
ACSCAsociación Colombiana de Sociedades Científicas (Colombian Association of Scientific Societies)
ACSCAegis Combat Systems Center (Wallops Island, VA)
ACSCAssociation of Casualty and Surety Companies (now American Insurance Association)
ACSCAustralia Commonwealth Specialist Catalogue (philatelic catalog)
ACSCAmerican Council on Schools & Colleges
ACSCAPMO Customer Support Center
ACSCAfghan Community Services Center
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Ambulatory care sensitive condition rates for the Medicare population within a region serve as the dependent variable for the research question.
Primary care, HMO enrollment, and hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: a new approach.
Across all conditions, 7 percent of the age 85 or over enrollees admitted for an ambulatory care sensitive condition die during that hospitalization (Table 5).
Third, we hypothesized that enrollees with compromised access to routine care would be more likely to experience preventable hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs).
The first indicator focuses on visits for dental conditions that might be avoided in many cases with access to community-based dental care, the next three on acute and chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions, and the last on repeated use of the ED associated with back pain, a common and often chronic condition.
Ambulatory care sensitive condition hospitalizations of California residents in these three states totaled less than 0.2 percent of such hospitalizations within California.
The underlying theory is that timely and effective ambulatory care of certain conditions, called ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs), would prevent hospitalizations for these conditions.
These were read using SAS System software with statistics programming and macros, thus creating the variable "number of hospitalisations due to ambulatory care sensitive conditions (HACSCs)", as defined by Alfradique et al.
"Hospitalisations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions in Germany." Zeitschrift far Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen 108 (5-6): 251-7.
-- 2004 (ed.) The Victorian Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Study, 2001-02, Rural and Regional Health and Aged Care Services Division, Department of Human Services Victoria, State of Victoria, Melbourne.
Hospital utilization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: Health outcome disparities associated with race and ethnicity.
The role of primary care in preventing ambulatory care sensitive conditions. Eur J Public Health.
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