TITLE

Performance of an ambulatory casemix measurement system in primary care in Spain

AUTHOR(S)
Juncosa, Sebastián; Bolíbar, Bonaventura; Roset, Montserrat; Tomás, Rosa
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
European Journal of Public Health;Mar1999, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the performance of ambulatory care groups used in primary care in Spain. Information on patient classification systems in an ambulatory setting; Use of age, sex and diagnoses of the episodes of care of patients; Results and discussion.
ACCESSION #
6134537

 

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