Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Inpatient Proxy

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


A method of calculating outpatient dollars for each hospital based on inpatient discharges from the hospital. For example, if a population in a RHA had 60% of a given hospital's inpatient cases, that RHA was allocated 60% of the hospital's outpatient costs.

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  • Shanahan M, Steinbach C, Burchill C, Friesen D, Black C. A Project to Investigate Provincial Expenditures on Health Care to Manitobans: A POPULIS Project. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1997. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
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University of Manitoba
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