Monitoring the impact of hospital downsizing on access to care and quality of care.

Abstract

The most recent data used for monitoring the potential effects of bed closures in Winnipeg hospitals since 1992/93 found that despite downsizing, access to care was by no means compromised. Just as many patients were cared for in 1995/96 as in 1991/92. Changes in patterns of care included more outpatient and fewer inpatient surgeries, and a decrease in the… (More)

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@article{Brownell1999MonitoringTI, title={Monitoring the impact of hospital downsizing on access to care and quality of care.}, author={M D Brownell and Nils Roos and Charles A. Burchill}, journal={Medical care}, year={1999}, volume={37 6 Suppl}, pages={JS135-50} }