Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Repatriating Care

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


The strategy of shifting hospital care from more expensive urban hospitals to less expensive rural facilities.


  • Black C, Burchill C. Redirecting Care from Winnipeg Hospitals to Ten Large Rural Facilities: Estimated Number of Cases, Feasibility and Implications . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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University of Manitoba
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