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Term: Efficiency

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2005-11-24


A comparison of length of stays across hospitals, reported for all acute admissions and based on RDRG® weights, that is used to provide an overall assessment of efficiency.

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  • Brownell M, Roos NP. An Assessment of How Efficiently Manitoba's Major Hospitals Discharge Their Patients (Report #92-10). Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1992. [Report] (View)

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