Hospitals in BC

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Published by the Ministry of Health - HealthLinkBC
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

Medical institutions in BC that provide diagnostic and treatment services for people whose illnesses or injuries require that they occupy a bed for at least one night. Hospitals can be distinguished by the level of care they offer (general acute, subacute, extended acute care) and the medical conditions in which they may specialize (specialty hospitals). Definition is protected by Copyright by Information and Referral Federal of Los Angeles County, Inc (https://211taxonomy.org/subscriptions/#agreement)

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Purpose

The primary purpose of this data is for populating the HealthLinkBC Directory.

The HealthLinkBC Directory is a public service that provides detailed information about how and where to access health services in British Columbia. The Directory is funded by the provincial government and delivered by HealthLinkBC through www.healthlinkbc.ca or by dialling 8-1-1.

The purpose of the HealthLinkBC Directory is to help British Columbians maintain and achieve better health by providing them with the right information at the right time. As a publicly-funded service, the directory includes health care and mental health and addiction services that are publicly funded (either in whole or in part) and serve the residents of British Columbia.

Data Quality

The data included in the HealthLinkBC Directory and by extension this data set, is maintained by the Health Information Design and Delivery team of HealthLink BC, Ministry of Health. All records in the Directory are reviewed for accuracy and completeness at minimum every two years by a Data Steward of HealthLink BC working direct with an administrator of the service listed in the record.

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Contact Information

NameHealthLinkBC (pointOfContact)
EmailHealthLinkBC@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Health
Sub-OrganizationHealthLinkBC

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2011-09-12
Record Last Modified 2019-06-26
Resource Status onGoing