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HOSPITAL CARE FOR ALL:
AN EQUITY REPORT ON DIFFERENCES IN HOUSEHOLD INCOME AMONG PATIENTS AT TC LHIN HOSPITALS, 2008-2010
Hospital Care for All
An equity report on differences in household income among patients at Toronto Central Local Health
Integration Network (TC LHIN) hospitals, 2008-2010.
Prepared May 2012
Who should read this report?
Health care administrators,
health system planners, patients
and patient advocates who are
interested in equity in hospital
care.
What’s in this report?
Key findings, discussion
questions, charts and data
tables documenting differences
in household income and place
of residence among patients
admitted to major clinical services
in TC LHIN hospitals, 2008-2010.
Not included in this report:
Information about quality of
care, patient outcomes or cost of
care for different socioeconomic
groups. Statistics on homeless
patients treated at TC LHIN
hospitals.
Who developed this report?
The Centre for Research on
Inner City Health (St. Michael’s
Hospital) and the Institute for
Clinical Evaluative Sciences, in
partnership with the Hospital
Collaborative on Marginalized
and Vulnerable Populations.
This research was funded by the
Ontario Ministry of Health and
Long-Term Care.
Download this report at
.
The Hospital Collaborative
on Marginalized and
Vulnerable Populations
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