Term: Hospital Beds

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

The number of setup hospital beds available in an institution or region; important issues when making this calculation include whether it is done at the beginning or the end of the fiscal year, and the types of beds (eg. acute, PCH, LTC hospital beds) that are included.

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  • Brownell M, Roos NP. Monitoring the Winnipeg Hospital System: The Update Report 1993/1994. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1996. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Menec V, Lix L, Steinbach C, Ekuma O, Sirski M, Dahl M, Soodeen R. Patterns of Health Care Use and Cost at the End of Life. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2004. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
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  • Stewart D, Finlayson G, MacWilliam L, Roos NP. Projecting Hospital Bed Needs for 2020. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2002. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)