Activity in acute public hospitals in Ireland, 2003 annual report
AuthorsHospital In-Patient Enquiry (HIPE) Scheme and National Perinatal Reporting System (NPRS) Unit, The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)
KeywordsHOSPITAL DISCHARGE ACTIVITY
Local subject classificationHOSPITAL IN PATIENT ENQUIRY SCHEME (HIPE)
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DescriptionA report on the discharges from acute public hospitals participating in HIPE in 2003. Discharge activity is examined by type of patient and hospital, and by demographic parameters (such as age and sex). Particular issues of relevance to the Irish health care system covered in the report relate to the composition of discharges by medical card and public/private status. Discharges are also analysed by diagnoses, procedures, major diagnostic categories and diagnosis related groups. The analysis is presented at the national level and is also disaggregated by health board/regional authority.
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