Term: In-Hospital Mortality

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2016-01-21

Definition:

This is an indicator of a patient who died while admitted to a hospital. This can be identified from the separation / discharge disposition coded in the hospital abstracts data. The scope usually includes all hospitals in Manitoba and out-of-province hospitalizations for Manitoban residents, but does not include deaths in personal care / nursing homes, nursing stations and other long-term care facilities in Manitoba.

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  • Lix L, Smith M, Pitz M, Ahmed R, Quon H, Griffith J, Turner D, Hong S, Prior H, Banerjee A, Koseva I, Kulbaba C. Cancer Data Linkage in Manitoba: Expanding the Infrastructure for Research. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2016. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)