Term: Out of Province (OOP)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2013-10-04

Definition:

Out of province (OOP) may be used in two ways:

  1. it may refer to OOP patients - those who are admitted to a Manitoba hospital, but do not live in Manitoba, or
  2. it may refer to OOP hospitalizations - when Manitoba residents are admitted to a hospital outside of the province.

References 

  • 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)