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*  Does your integration playbook tackle tomorrow's merger and integration challenges
... and benchmark your findings against diagnosis-related grouping expectations.. ... Health plans offer the broadest picture of a patient's needs and care consumption. Health plan patient data compiled through ... Maximize the value of data The real value in coordinated care delivery stems from data combined with a different relationship ... Focus on end-to-end patient case delivery The goal is to provide continuity of care across a range of services within the same ...
  https://www.ey.com/en_gl/transactions/tackling-mergers-acquisitions-integration-challenges
*  Table 4 3 5-2 | AHRQ Archive
It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness. ... and All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group (APR-DRG) risk of mortality score.� When reporting is by age, the adjustment is ... DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality. ... http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_3_5-2.html ...
  https://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_3_5-2.html
*  Characteristics of Operating Room Procedures in U.S. Hospitals, 2011 - Statistical Brief #170
... including patient characteristics, hospital resource use, and procedure outcomes. Descriptions of the most frequent and costly ... OR procedures are identified based on diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) that use physician panels to determine whether the ... The findings in this Statistical Brief represent an update to 2007 statistics reported by Elixhauser and Andrews. 6 Patient ... Data. Innovations. ICD-10-CM/PCS Resources Present on Admission Resources Race and Ethnicity Data Improvement Toolkit Clinical ...
  https://hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb170-Operating-Room-Procedures-United-States-2011.jsp
*  "Using severity measures to predict the likelihood of death for pneumon" by Lisa I. Iezzoni, Michael Shwartz et al.
... the Severity Score of Patient Management Categories (PMCs); 4) and the All Patient Refined Diagnosis-Related Groups (APR-DRGs ... Frequencies of 14 clinical findings considered poor prognostic indicators in pneumonia were examined for patients ranked ... of patients differently by predicted likelihood of death when compared with the rankings of the two clinical data-based methods ... METHODS: Probability of death was calculated for each patient using logistic regression with age, age squared, sex, and each of ...
  https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/qhs_pp/644/
*  Physician age and outcomes in elderly patients in hospital in the US: observational study | The BMJ
... race or ethnic group (non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, Hispanic, other), primary diagnosis (diagnosis related group), 27 ... and perform worse on process measures of quality with respect to diagnosis, screening, and preventive care.4 Data on patient ... Our findings should be regarded as exploratory. Nonetheless, they highlight the importance of patient outcomes as one component ... Within each hospital the part A payment does not vary for patients within the same diagnosis related group (with a few ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/357/bmj.j1797?ijkey=01d8c5810d170fe780180185a2c1798fb475094f&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha
*  Documenting altered mental status | ACP Hospitalist
When a patient is admitted with an acute change in mental status, the physician should drill down to determine the known or ... The resulting diagnosis-related group (DRG) assignment presumes a patient with a low severity of illness, which is not accurate ... and/or outcomes data that don't reflect the true cost, length of stay and expected mortality rates of the patient. ... Were these findings due to a localized urinary tract infection? Could the altered mental status, abnormal vital signs and ...
  http://acphospitalist.org/archives/2010/05/coding.htm
*  NIPD | definition of NIPD by Medical dictionary
diagnosis-Related Groups (DRG) a system of classification or grouping of patients according to medical diagnosis for purposes ... interview with the patient or family or both, medical history of the patient and family, and clinical findings as reported by ... diagnosis, final,. n the diagnosis arrived at after all the data have been collected, analyzed, and subjected to logical ... See Computer-assisted diagnosis, Differential diagnosis, Deferred diagnosis, Definitive diagnosis, Direct diagnosis, ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/NIPD
*  Opinions on the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program: Results of a National Survey of Hospital Leaders
... of their base Medicare diagnosis-related group (DRG) payments-a substantial amount given that many hospitals have negative ... The Impact of Patient-Centered Medical Homes on Safety Net Clinics. Li-Hao Chu, PhD; Michael Tu, MS; Yuan-Chi Lee, MS; Jennifer ... Our findings from a national survey of hospital leaders indicate that: * Leaders are concerned about the size of the penalties ... early data show that readmission rates have fallen by 1% to 2% since the implementation of the HRRP, suggesting that this ...
  http://www.ajmc.com/journals/issue/2016/2016-vol22-n8/opinions-on-the-hospital-readmission-reduction-program-results-of-a-national-survey-of-hospital-leaders
*  Reducing unnecessary hospital days to improve quality of care through physician accountability: a cluster randomised trial |...
During the 12 months of data collection, over 50% of patient-days were judged to be compatible with discharge. Delays were ... in the intervention vs control group, (OR=0.841; 95% CI, 0.735 to 0.963; P=0.012). Follow-up at 1 year did not yield a ... All ward staff was blinded to the index days, while staff in the control arm and data analysts were blinded to the trial's ... The primary outcome was the percentage of patient-days compatible with discharge. Among secondary objectives, to describe the ...
  https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6963-13-14
*  Charges for Childhood Asthma by Hospital Characteristics | ELECTRONIC ARTICLE | Pediatrics
The All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Groups software license was granted by 3M Health Information Systems. ... Records with missing data were excluded. Besides ethnicity, the most frequently missing variables were patient income (n = 835 ... Video Abstracts -- brief videos summarizing key findings of new articles. Happy 70th Birthday, Pediatrics! See top articles ... illness and risk of mortality levels were assigned to each patient discharge using All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Groups ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/102/6/e70
*  Surgeon-Level Variability in Outcomes, Cost, and Comorbidity Adjusted-Cost for Elective Lumbar Decompression and Fusion,...
DRG diagnosis-related group EQ-5D EuroQol-5D NRS numeric rating scale ODI Oswestry Disability Index OR odds ratio PRO patient- ... The data on postdischarge utilization is gleaned from the electronic medical records and augmented by patient interview (to ... the correlative imaging findings for the diagnosis of disc herniation, stenosis, and spondylolisthesis; and (4) failed 3-mo of ... DRG diagnosis-related group EQ-5D EuroQol-5D NRS numeric rating scale ODI Oswestry Disability Index OR odds ratio PRO patient- ...
  https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/ou_press/surgeon-level-variability-in-outcomes-cost-and-comorbidity-adjusted-eTpRgJJIIK
*  End-stage renal disease in the Northern Territory: current and future treatment costs | The Medical Journal of Australia
4. Australian national diagnosis related groups (AN-DRGs). 3rd Version. Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Human Services and ... We used patient data from the three public hospitals in the Top End of the NT (Royal Darwin, Katherine and Gove) for the fiscal ... there are no consistent international findings on the costs of these treatments. ... and their diagnosis-related group (DRG-3 572 - admit for renal dialysis).4 All hospitalisations of patients in the study cohort ...
  https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2002/176/10/end-stage-renal-disease-northern-territory-current-and-future-treatment-costs
*  Heart Failure Patient Self-Management Web Portal Pilot Study
As heart failure represents the most common hospital diagnosis related group (DRG)among the elderly, this study offers a ... The findings should be helpful in refining the clinical protocols and data management algorithms and establishing a solid ... Related Companies*Related Events*Related Clinical Trials*Related PubMed Entries*Related Medications ... Home » Topics » Patient Monitoring » Research » Heart Failure Patient Self-Management Web Portal Pilot Study ...
  https://www.bioportfolio.com/resources/trial/71068/Heart-Failure-Patient-Self-Management-Web-Portal-Pilot-Study.html
*  Surgeons' Volume-Outcome Relationship for Lobectomies and Wedge Resections for Cancer Using Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic...
The journal is particularly interested in submissions related to novel techniques and instruments, as well as new or ... and diagnosis. The journal publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies on endoscopy and other ... All Patient Refined-Diagnosis-Related Groups (APR-DRGs) severity index (an index of comorbidity unique to the Premier database ... Multivariable Findings. Given the possibility of confounders in these group comparisons of outcomes, we performed multivariable ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/mis/2012/760292/
*  Setting a Path for Improved Health Outcomes RBF
PBPs will be a dimension of Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) payments for MNH services; Hospital Directors have autonomy over use ... mixed findings ▫ Improved patient knowledge in Egypt and DRC ▫ Improved client satisfaction in DRC 1 and Burundi but not DRC 2 ... Data include a mix of both quantity data (service productivitiy across service packages) and qualtiy data. This is an example ... Using Data for decision making III. Verifying Data Accuracy IV. Innovations in Measuring and Paying for Quality 62 ...
  https://www.slideshare.net/RBFHealth/setting-a-path-for-improved-health-outcomes-rbf
*  Epidemiological trends of sepsis in the twenty-first century (2000-2013): an analysis of incidence, mortality, and associated...
We performed a retrospective study of all sepsis-related hospitalizations in Spanish public hospitals from 2000 to 2013. Data ... Total and per patient hospital costs increased from 2000 to 2011, and then decreased by the impact of the economic crisis. ... were obtained from records in the Minimum Basic Data Set. The outcome variables were sepsis, death, length of hospital stay ( ... and associated costs related to sepsis during the twenty-first century in Spain. ...
  https://pophealthmetrics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12963-018-0160-x
*  Richard De Abreu Lourenco | University of Technology Sydney
The Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups cost for inpatient hysteroscopy is $A1,786, including $A711 in theatre costs ... A hospital cost analysis was performed using individual patient data. Results: 127 of 178 Standard and 148 of 184 PET ... Findings: We randomly assigned 269 patients to the thalidomide (n=114) or control group (n=129). After a median followup of 54 ... Relevant data were extracted from an existing data set of 650 retrospective FN episodes in children with cancer. The ...
  https://www.uts.edu.au/staff/richard.deabreulourenco
*  Finance Medicare » medicare gmlos drg
table 5.-list of medicare severity diagnosis-related groups. Pay. DRG MDC TYPE. MS-DRG Title. Weights. Geo- metric mean. LOS. ... data_augmentation/links/09e41500026cc3eb1e000000.pdf. Developing Quality of Acute Care Indicators Through Claims Data …. acute ... Split payment methodology used by Medicare to pay claims in which a patient is. … one of the 273 transfer MS-DRGs in which the ... Our Findings. • Medicare. LOS 30% above. Medicare average (GMLOS). • Top 10 Medicare DRGs were. ...
  http://www.financemedicare.net/medicare-gmlos-drg/
*  Finance Medicare
table 5.-list of medicare severity diagnosis-related groups. Pay. DRG MDC TYPE. MS-DRG Title. Weights. Geo- metric mean. LOS. ... ODM Encounter Data Submission Schedule - Ohio Department of …. The Ohio Department of Medicaid's Encounter Data. Submission ... Split payment methodology used by Medicare to pay claims in which a patient is. … one of the 273 transfer MS-DRGs in which the ... Our Findings. • Medicare. LOS 30% above. Medicare average (GMLOS). • Top 10 Medicare DRGs were. ...
  http://www.financemedicare.net
*  A CLINICAL PREDICTION RULE FOR CLASSIFYING PATIENTS WITH LOW BACK PAIN WHO DEMONSTRATE SHORT-TERM IMPROVEMENT WITH SPINAL...
... patient information, and link categories, arranged by topic. We want to be your first source for information! This site is ... Initial-impression diagnosis using low-back pain patient pain drawings. Spine 1993;18:41 53. *. Mathews W, Morkel M, Mathews J. ... although positive findings were more common in the nonsuccess group. Cut-off values for retained continuous variables (duration ... At this point, the patient s study participation ended, and further treatment was administered as needed. Data Analysis. Kappa ...
  http://www.chiro.org/LINKS/ABSTRACTS/A_Clinical_Prediction_Rule_2.shtml
*  A European inventory of common electronic health record data elements for clinical trial feasibility | Trials | Full Text
The first part is assigned to identify groups of related data elements (data group), for example 'Findings', while the second ... Patient with confirmed deep vein thrombosis' was, for example, simplified to 'Diagnosis/Text: deep vein thrombosis'. Data ... Data groups. The data groups define the context of the data elements. Data groups which a data element can belong to are:. ... Data inventory. The Data Inventory is a catalog of data elements. Every data element consists of a data group and data item ...
  https://0-trialsjournal-biomedcentral-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/articles/10.1186/1745-6215-15-18
*  Penn Medicine Gastrointestinal Bleeding Research Points to Need for Updated Medicare Policies - PR News
... classifying patients using Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs), which does not account for the clinical ... In this case, grouping MS-DRGs together does not account for the clinical heterogeneity of the patient population across ... In terms of policy implications, this data suggests that grouping all three MS-DRGs for GI bleeding together to report ... The findings showed a significant variation in risk-adjusted outcomes between MS-DRGs. Readmission rates were higher, length of ...
  https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-releases/2018/june/penn-medicine-gastrointestinal-bleeding-research-points-to-need-for-updated-medicare-policies
*  Scientific Program Day 2
Statement of the Problem: Korea set up new Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) as demonstration project in 2009. While there is a ' ... Data were gathered through 5 focus groups' interviews, which were audio-recorded, transcribed verbatim and content-analyzed. ... the fundamental pillar for its diagnosis is the search for risk factors and clinical status of the patient. Initial C-reactive ... Findings: The percentage of patients discharged by 2 PM increased substantially from 9% to 33% during the pilot and went up to ...
  https://hospitalmanagement.conferenceseries.com/scientific-program.php?day=2&sid=3971&date=2017-11-07
*  David J. Maron | Stanford Medicine Profiles
... the relative cost and cost-effectiveness of PCI in the COURAGE trial.Resource use was assessed by diagnosis-related group for ... Our findings show that random forest applied to noisy and sparse data can perform on par with previously developed scoring ... although disparities persist for certain patient groups including older adults, women, and certain minority groups. ... Group A, -MetS/-diabetes; Group B, +MetS/-diabetes; Group C, -MetS/+diabetes; and Group D, +MetS/+diabetes. We explored which ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/david-maron?tab=publications
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A combination of diagnosis-related group (DRG) and pay-for-performance methods was proposed for the secondary and tertiary ... The required data were collected from the target groups using self-report work ability index questionnaire. To analyze the data ... Results: The findings of this study showed that in most selected countries، primary care services were provided by the private ... Fee-for-service (FFS) payment method suited for out-patient services than other methods.. Conclusions: No single payment method ...
  http://magiran.com/magtoc.asp?mgID=5920&Number=21&Appendix=0