Table 2: Unadjusted rates of postdischarge outpatient follow-up within specified time interval among older or chronically ill patients discharged from hospital, by primary care delivery model
Post-discharge outpatient follow-upRate per 1000 discharges
Admission for any causeAdmission for specific cause
Team-basedTraditionalTotalTeam-basedTraditionalTotal
Primary care physician
Within 7 d106.3118.5116.4119.4130.5128.5
Within 15 d205.2223.2233.8246.1267.1263.4
Within 30 d355.4377.5373.7399.8416.8413.9
Medical specialist
Within 7 d126.0145.0141.785.299.497.0
Within 15 d247.6276.8271.8175.0196.5192.9
Within 30 d397.6427.6422.4299.3321.6317.9
Any physician
Within 7 d228.2257.4252.4212.7224.6222.6
Within 15 d420.6468.9462.3415.8428.2426.1
Within 30 d649.4681.9676.2645.9644.8645.0