Term: National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2010-11-05

Definition:

CIHI's standardized abstracting system for ambulatory care. It collects client visit data for hospital-based ambulatory care at the point of service in the facility.

For more information on the NACRS data held in the MCHP Data Repository, please see the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) Data glossary term.

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  • Doupe M, Kozyrskyj A, Soodeen R, Derksen S, Burchill C, Huq S. An Initial Analysis of Emergency Departments and Urgent Care in Winnipeg. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2008. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)