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utilization

Use Managed care The use or amount of usage per unit population, of health care services; the pattern of use of a service or type of service in a specified time, usually expressed in rate per unit of population-at-risk for a given period–eg, number of hospital admissions/yr/1,000 persons enrolled in an HMO. See Hospital utilization, Overutilization, Underutilization.

utilization

(ūt″ĭl-ĭ-zā′shŏn) [L. utilis, usable]
In health care, the consumption of services or supplies, such as the number of office visits a person makes per year with a health care provider, the number of prescription drugs taken, or the number of days a person is hospitalized.
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