Analysis of utilization metrics relative to pre-COVID baseline shows a slight but consistent decline of acute care admissions from July 2021 to December 2021. This month there was also a noted decline in numbers for other metrics, notably psychiatric admissions, observation admissions and specialty care admissions this month – with three out of five hospitals seeing their lowest numbers for the last 15 months (Table 4). This is all reflected in Fig. 1 below with emergency visits, psychiatric admissions and acute care admissions decreased below pre-COVID baseline to 19%, 37% and 14% respectively. Although observation admissions have been going down, they are hovering around 6% of baseline recovery.
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