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Experienced Gaps in Hospital Discharge Planning in Past Two Years, 2016

2016 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey
Australia 29%
Brazil n/a
Canada 40%
China n/a
Denmark n/a
England 28%
France 60%
Germany 28%
India n/a
Israel n/a
Italy n/a
Japan n/a
Netherlands 47%
New Zealand 31%
Norway 61%
Singapore n/a
Sweden 52%
Switzerland 45%
Taiwan n/a
United States 22%

Hospital discharge planning gap defined as: When discharged from the hospital: you did not receive written information about what to do when you returned home and symptoms to watch for; hospital did not make sure you had arrangements for follow-up care; someone did not discuss with you the purpose of taking each medication; and/or you did not know who to contact if you had a question about your condition or treatment. Base: Hospitalized overnight in past two years.