3 conditions account for half of all preventable hospital admissions for chronic disease

Three conditions – heart failure, COPD and type 2 diabetes – account for half of all potentially preventable hospitalisations for chronic conditions in Australia, new figures show A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows there were 748,000 admissions in public and private hospitals classified as PPH in 2017-18, accounting for ...

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