Term: Utilization of Physician Resources

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

A module of the Population Health Information System that examines Manitoba's utilization of physician resources. This includes access to physicians, overall patterns of visits to physicians, and expenditures on physician visits. Analyses are limited to physician services delivered to ambulatory patients and thus exclude contacts for hospitalized individuals.

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  • 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)