Term: Intensity Of Service

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

An InterQual criteria that includes diagnostic and therapeutic services generally requiring a hospital level of care. They are grouped by physical evaluation, monitoring, and treatments / medications.

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References 

  • 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)
  • Bruce S, Black C, Burchill C, De Haney S. Profile of Medical Patients who were Assessed as Requiring Observation-Level Services at Winnipeg Acute Care Hospitals in 1998/99. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2002. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)