TABLE 3.4: HIPE Report: TABLE 3.4 Total Discharges: Number and Percentage of Discharges with a Principal Procedure by Patient Type and Admission Type, 2016

Provides details of the number and percentage of discharges that had a principal procedure recorded by patient type (day patient and in-patient) and admission type (elective/emergency/maternity). Activity in Acute Public Hospitals in Ireland Annual Report, 2016, is a report on in-patient and day patient discharges from acute public hospitals participating in the Hospital In-Patient Enquiry (HIPE) scheme in 2016. Discharge activity is examined by type of patient (day patient/in-patient), admission type (elective/emergency/maternity) and hospital group, and by demographic parameters (such as age and sex). Particular issues of relevance to the Irish health care system covered in the report relate to the composition of discharges by medical card and public/private status. Discharges are also analysed by diagnoses, procedures, major diagnostic categories, and diagnosis related groups. The analysis is presented at the national level. In 2016 HIPE discharges were coded using ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 8th Edition and grouped into AR-DRG Version 8.0. See the complete Activity in Acute Public Hospitals in Ireland Annual Report 2016 at

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