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COVID-19's Impact on Patient Volume in the Post-Acute Setting

Percent Change from Pre-PHE Period, by Discharge Destination

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the coronavirus would impact nearly all aspects of individuals’ well-being. Aside from its direct impact on physical health, COVID-19 has taken a toll on the mental, emotional, and behavioral health of populations. The uncertainty, fear, and concern around COVID-19 – coupled with the numerous ways in which it has disrupted people’s daily lives – have had substantial implications on mental health-related outcomes. To better understand these impacts, NJHA’s Center for Health Analytics, Research and Transformation (CHART) takes a closer look at trends in mental and behavioral health diagnoses among New Jersey’s emergency department (ED) patients. READ MORE

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