Last Updated: 2013-10-04
A categorization of inpatient hospitalizations into different Service Types based on several criteria. In Fransoo et al. (2013), a multi-step process was used to group inpatient hospitalizations into nine Service Type categories based on age, Most Responsible Diagnosis, Patient Service Codes, the Case Mix Group (CMG™) system, and Major Clinical Categories (MCC). The nine categories include:
Coded ALC (Alternate Level of Care)
Possible ALC (Alternate Level of Care)
Live Birth Service type
Medical Service Type
Surgical Service Type
Palliative Service Type
Pregnancy and Birth Service Type
Mental Disorder Service Type, and
Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Rajotte L.
Who is in our Hospitals.and why?
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
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