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Term: Physician Practice Location

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-11-02


The location of a physician's practice based on where the majority of his/her patients live. This may be determined in one of several ways, such as using the patient's municipal code, Regional Health Authority (RHA) or RHA district, or the physician billing address. A variable based on municipal code and one based on on RHA District is available in the Physician Resource Database.

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  • Frohlich N, Katz A, De Coster C, Dik N, Soodeen RA, Watson D, Bogdanovic B. Profiling Primary Care Physician Practice in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2006. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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  • Lix LM, Singh H, Derksen S, Sirski M, McCulloch S. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE) Utilization in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2021. [Report] [Additional Materials] (View)

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