Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Diagnosis Treatment Combination register - hospitals
Diagnose Behandeling Combinatie registratie ziekenhuizen (DBC - ziekenhuiszorg)

Topic
Health and Performance
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Department of Health and Health Care
Statistics Netherlands
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Netherlands
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: info(at)cbs.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data has not been published yet.

Type of data


Registry

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Registries


Access to data


Data cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Statistics are in development; data source not yet available through CBS


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.


Coverage


Data was collected in 2008 using an integral observation of the Dutch population.


2008


Not applicable


Not applicable


Patients of all hospitals and semi-private hospitals that perform care covered by basic health insurance


No age restrictions


Representative for patients of all hospitals and semi-private hospitals, performing care covered by basic health insurance.


Detailed study of: Hospital treatments, diagnosis, treatments, costs.


Linkage


Linkage will be possible in the future


Data quality


Completeness can vary per hospital


Change in product structure in 2012


In the course of years, there have been many small changes in the system and a major change in 2012.


Applicability


Strengths: This registry includes all short-stay and long-stay hospitals and semi-private hospitals, as well as outpatient care. Weaknesses: Diagnoses are not registered according to international classification.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)