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Brazil Hospital Information System 2015

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sistema de informações Hospitalares do SUS (SIHSUS)
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Series or system 
Brazil Hospital Information System (SIH)
Data type
Administrative record:
  • Discharge
  • Financial
  • Inpatient
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

The SIHSUS stores information on hospital admissions that occur in the public health system, which accounts for approximately 70-80% of hospitalizations in Brazil. It's main purpose is the financial reimbursement to the health units for the services rendered.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Brazil). Brazil Hospital Information System 2015. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Ministry of Health (Brazil).