Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Topic: Data Collection/Evaluation, Mental Health/Health, Research Studies
Population Focus: Racially/Ethnically Diverse LGBTQ
The report assesses the performance of our health care system and identifies areas of strengths and weaknesses, as well as disparities, for access to health care and quality of health care. Data show differences in utilization of mental health care and substance abuse treatment in large urban areas and small rural areas. High rates of utilization in emergency department visits may point to challenges in coordination of care and inadequate access.