Term: Total Weighted Cases (TWC)

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Last Updated: 2009-04-09

Definition:

For a hospital, type of hospital, Regional Health Authority, or province, this equals the sum of the case weights (i.e.: RIWs™) for all cases discharged during a specified period of time.

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  • Finlayson G, Reimer J, Dahl M, Stargardter M, McGowan K. The Direct Cost of Hospitalizations in Manitoba, 2005/06. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2009. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)

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  • Finlayson G, Jacobs P, Watson D, Bogdanovic B. A Comparison of Preliminary and Adjusted Cost per Weighted Case Determinations for Manitoba Hospitals: Impact for Evaluation and Report Cards. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2001. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Finlayson G, Roos NP, Jacobs P, Watson D. Using the Manitoba Hospital Management Information System: Comparing Average Cost Per Weighted Case and Financial Ratios of Manitoba Hospitals. The Next Step. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 2001. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)