Term: Utilization of Hospital Resources

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


A module of the Population Health Information System that examines Manitoba's utilization of hospital resources. This includes measures of overall use of hospital care, use of long stay, short stay, and outpatient surgical care, issues of access to hospitals, and patterns of care that contribute to differential utilization of hospitals in relation to measures of need for medical care.

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