Term: Length of Waiting Time (LWT) After Assessment

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

The difference between the admission date to a PCH and the date the person was paneled for acceptance to a PCH. An average LWT is reported using the median (midpoint).

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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)
  • Roos NP, Shapiro E. Monitoring the Winnipeg Hospital System: The First Report. 1990-1992 . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)