Term: Rate Event Indicators

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

A list of medical (sentinel) conditions which are considered to be of concern only when sufficient numbers of events occur, rather than only one (Rutstein et al., 1980 and Carr et al., 1988).

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References 

  • Carr W, Szapiro N, Heisler T, Krasner MI. Measuring avoidable deaths and diseases in New York State. The United Hospital Fund New York 1989;8:1-54. [Abstract] (View)
  • Rutstein DD, Berenberg W, Chalmers TC, Fishman AP, Perrin EB, Zuidema GD. Measuring the quality of medical care: A clinical method. N Engl J Med 1980;302(20):1146. [Abstract] (View)

Term used in 

  • Cohen MM, MacWilliam L. Measuring the health of the population. Med Care 1995;33(12 Suppl):DS21-DS42. [Abstract] (View)
  • Cohen MM, MacWilliam L. Population Health: Health Status Indicators. Volume II: Tables and Figures. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Full Report] (View)
  • Cohen MM, MacWilliam L. Population Health: Health Status Indicators. Volume I: Key Findings. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy & Evaluation, 1994. [Full Report] (View)
  • Frohlich N, Markesteyn T, Roos NP, Carriere KC, Black C, De Coster C, Burchill CA, MacWilliam L. A Report on the Health Status, Socio-Economic Risk and Health Care Use of the Manitoba Population, 1992-93 and Overview of the 1990-91 to 1992-93 Findings. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)