Term: Major Rural Hospital

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2013-10-04

Definition:

A general category within hospital types that identifies hospitals located in larger rural centres. In Fransoo et al. (2013) this included nine hospitals: Bethesda Hospital (Steinbach), Boundary Trails Health Centre (Winkler/Morden), Dauphin Regional Health Centre, Flin Flon General Hospital Inc., Portage District General Hospital, Selkirk and District General Hospital, Swan River Valley Hospital, The Pas Health Complex Inc., and Thompson General Hospital.

See the Hospital Types concept for more information.

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References 

  • Black C, Roos NP, Burchill CA. Utilization of Hospital Resources. Volume I: Key Findings. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1993. [Full Report] (View)
  • Black C, Roos NP, Burchill CA. Utilization of Hospital Resources. Volume II: Methods and Tables. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1993. [Full Report] (View)

Term used in 

  • De Coster C, Peterson S, Kasian P. Alternatives to Acute Care . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health and Evaluation, 1996. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Rajotte L. Who is in our Hospitals.and why? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)
  • Stewart D, Black C, Martens PJ, Peterson S, Friesen D. Assessing the Performance of Rural and Northern Hospitals in Manitoba: A First Look. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2000. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)