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Chile Medical Care Database 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Bases de Datos Atenciones REM 2008
Chile (CHL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Chile Medical Care Database

The Medical Care Database (Bases de Datos Atencion) contains information characterizing the work of health facilities across Chile. The database contains information on medical consultations, emergency care, dental care, births and abortions, surgical interventions, and hospitalization statistics. The data come from monthly statistical summaries (Resúmenes Estadísticos Mensuales, REM) submitted by facilities to local health service authorities (Servicios de Salud) and the Ministry of Health. This database does not contain diagnoses.