Term: Death in Low Mortality Medical CMGs

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-20

Definition:

This is the number of in-hospital deaths among patients in medical Case Mix Groups (CMGs)™ with an expected mortality rate of less than 1% based on the CIHI Benchmarking database. Examples of diagnoses within these CMGs include viral meningitis, seizure and headache, influenza, epistaxis, tracheobronchitis, asthma, syncope and collapse, inflammatory bowel disease, G.I. obstruction, cellulites, hematuria, male reproductive system inflammation, female reproductive infection, weight bearing injuries, minor lower extremity fractures, red blood cell disorders, and viral illness.

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References 

  • Bruce S, Prior H, Katz A, Taylor M, Latosinsky S, Martens P, De Coster C, Brownell M, Soodeen R, Steinbach C. Application of Patient Safety Indicators in Manitoba: A First Look. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2006. [Report] [Summary] (View)


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