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Term: Health Care System Sensitive Indicators

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


A set of indicators which relate to the impact of medical treatment outcomes against which resources can be evaluated. They are comprised of aggregates of a series of medical conditions for which medical treatment is believed to be effective in either preventing the condition, finding and treating the condition in an early phase to avoid major consequences, or treating the condition in late phase thus avoiding death and disability. It is 1 of 6 major Health Status Indicator categories.

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