Max Rady College of Medicine
Term: Patient Characteristics
Last Updated: 2014-06-17
Specific patient characteristics are used to investigate the patient - physician relationship. Some of these characteristics include: the number of un-referred and consultative ambulatory visits, patient age and gender, socio-economic status (SES), the number of hospital admissions per year, complications / comorbidities, mental health conditions and continuity of care.
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- Ambulatory Physician Visits
- Ambulatory Visits - Physician
- Complications and Comorbidities (CC)
- Continuity Of Care (COC) (Ambulatory)
- Health Status Indicators
- Hospital Admissions
- Mental Health Condition
- Socio-Economic Status (SES)
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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada