Needs-based planning: The case of Manitoba

Roos, Noralou P.; Fransoo, Randy
November 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p1215
Academic Journal
Presents a study to show the use of needs-based planning in identifying resource misallocation in a provincial medical system faced with funding constraints for physician services. Design of the study; How all Manitoba residents are participating; Outcome measures; Results and conclusions. INSET: Estimating need for physician visits with the Socio-Economic...


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