Term: Hospital Location: Where RHA Residents Were Hospitalized - Hospitalizations

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2014-05-21


This measures the percent of where health region/RHA residents went for hospitalization, categorized as:

  • a hospital within their (home) RHA,
  • another RHA,
  • in Winnipeg, or
  • out-of-province.
If a patient is transferred between hospitals, each stay is counted as a separate event and is attributed to the appropriate location. Area residence was assigned based on the patient's postal code provided in the hospital abstract at the time of hospitalization.

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  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Bailly A, Allegro E. The 2013 RHA Indicators Atlas. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)