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*  Hospitalization Costs for Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients Treated With Intravenous Thrombolysis in the United States Are...
Medicare reimbursements for hospitalization are based on the Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) for the patient visit. Each ... Cost data were correlated with demographics and clinical outcome.. Results-Intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke ... Validation of a combined comorbidity index. J Clin Epidemiol. 1994;47:1245-1251. ... Patient Demographics. From 2001 to 2008, a total of 63 472 patients received intravenous thrombolysis; 22 687 (35.7%) patients ...
  http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/43/4/1131.long
*  Surgeon-Level Variability in Outcomes, Cost, and Comorbidity Adjusted-Cost for Elective Lumbar Decompression and Fusion,...
... and Comorbidity Adjusted-Cost for Elective Lumbar Decompression and Fusion, Neurosurgery" on DeepDyve, the largest online ... DRG diagnosis-related group EQ-5D EuroQol-5D NRS numeric rating scale ODI Oswestry Disability Index OR odds ratio PRO patient- ... Patients operated on by 7 surgeons, who are participating in the registry, were analyzed. Patient demographics, comorbidities ( ... The data on postdischarge utilization is gleaned from the electronic medical records and augmented by patient interview (to ...
  https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/ou_press/surgeon-level-variability-in-outcomes-cost-and-comorbidity-adjusted-eTpRgJJIIK
*  Epidemiology of Anesthesia-Related Complications in Labor and Delivery, New York State, 2002-2005
One study recently showed that adding these Diagnosis-Related Group delivery codes (370-375) identifies approximately 3% more ... there are little empiric data substantiating the role of comorbidity in anesthesia-related complications during labor and ... patient demographics (e.g., gender, age, and race), expected payment source (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, and ... In addition, periodic reviews of data quality compare inpatient hospital data with other Department of Health data to detect ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC3391736/?lang=en-ca
*  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 ... Data Source. This study utilizes the Premier Hospital Database, which contains clinical and utilization information on patients ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/mis/2012/760292/
*  Dual use of VA and non-VA hospitals by Veterans with multiple hospitalizations | BMC Health Services Research | Full Text
Among the data elements for each hospitalization were the principal diagnosis, secondary diagnoses, diagnosis-related group ( ... Co-morbidity measures for use with administrative data. Med Care. 1998;36:8-27.View ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar. ... Though associations with patient group (Cramer's V) were weak, dual users were consistently among the most likely to have ... we compared groups on available demographics, geographic variables, characteristics of their hospitalizations in 2007, payers ...
  https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-015-1069-8
*  Comparative Hospital Economics and Patient Presentation: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty for the Treatment of Vertebral...
all-patient refined. CAP. capitated. CPT. Current Procedural Terminology. DRG. diagnosis related group. ICD-9-CM. International ... patient demographics, physician information, and cost and charge data. (The Premier dataset contains cost variables that ... Charlson Comorbidity Index scores were higher in inpatients than in outpatients. More patients in the vertebroplasty group (9.5 ... Patient characteristics included demographics (age, sex, race or ethnic group, and marital status), comorbidities, and patient ...
  http://www.ajnr.org/content/32/7/1290.full
*  Acute Mortality in Critically Ill Patients Undergoing Echocardiography With or Without an Ultrasound Contrast Agent | JACC:...
All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Group. CI. confidence interval. cTTE. contrast-enhanced transthoracic echocardiography. ... Of those, 990,159 were included in the nTTE group, and 16,222 were included in the cTTE group. Patient demographics for the ... Demographic Data for Critically Ill Patients With 48-h Mortality Data (Matched Dataset, n = 32,434) ... Patients who received a UCA exhibited higher clinical acuity and more comorbidity than patients undergoing unenhanced ...
  http://imaging.onlinejacc.org/content/7/1/40
*  2008 Industry Report: Infection Prevention Industry Update | Infection Control Today
... will reduce diagnosis related group (DRG) acuity payments for several conditions related to HAIs occurring during a hospital ... In addition, mortality data were collected from patient charts, and there are no data to firmly establish that MRSA was the ... What would the demographics be? How many people, families, deaths? Those are facts that need to be known as well as the numbers ... Even then they felt that the complication and co-morbidity coding was again not an issue. What they didnt realize was how ...
  https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/epidemiology-surveillance/2008-industry-report-infection-prevention-industry-update
*  Clinical and Economic Outcomes Attributable to Health Care-Associated Sepsis and Pneumonia. | Critical Care Medicine | JAMA...
... patient primary insurers, sex, age, race, and the individual comorbidity indicators used to compose the Charlson Comorbidity ... The present criteria excluded any hospitalization with a primary diagnosis related to infectious diseases (major diagnostic ... Aronsky DHaug PJLagor CDean NC Accuracy of administrative data for identifying patients with pneumonia. Am J Med Qual 2005;20 ( ... The outcomes of health care-associated sepsis and pneumonia may vary across different patient groups (Tables 3 and 4), a ...
  https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/415636
*  The association between nurse staffing and hospital outcomes in injured patients | BMC Health Services Research | Full Text
We used data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample to perform a cross-sectional study of ... The goal of this study was to examine whether nurse staffing levels and nursing skill mix are associated with trauma patient ... We controlled for patient risk factors (age, gender, injury severity, mechanism of injury, comorbidities) and hospital ... per 1000 patients compared to hospitals in the lower quartile of LPN staffing. Higher hospital LPN staffing levels are ...
  http://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com.preview-live.oscarjournals.springer.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6963-12-247
*  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 ... Data on patient characteristics, outcomes, and time elements were collected for "scene STEMI" patients who circumvented ... Baseline demographics were similar between percutaneous coronary intervention and optimal medical therapy treatment groups ... is an important clinical co-morbidity that increases the risk of death and myocardial infarction in patients with coronary ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/david-maron?tab=publications
*  Which young people in England are most at risk of an alcohol-related revolving-door readmission career? | BMC Public Health |...
Patients who had an injury diagnosis alongside their alcohol diagnosis were less likely to be readmitted in the future (B = -. ... A total of 677 patients (9.3% of the cohort) were readmitted during the following 3.75 years, and this group had on average ... or a comorbid mental health diagnosis (B = .441, OR = 1.555, 95% CI = 1.147 to 2.108, df = 1, p < .01), or a diagnosis of self- ... A cohort of 7286 young people (aged 12-18) who had an index alcohol-related emergency admission between April 2003 and March ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3891-2
*  Intervention to prevent further falls in older people who call an ambulance as a result of a fall: a protocol for the iPREFER...
Any ED presentation or hospitalisation including Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) and Length of Stay (LOS) data (measured using ... Subsequent falls and fall-related injuries, ambulance service use, ED and in-patient service use, incremental costs (or cost ... Disease history of previous 12 months (Multipurpose Australian Co-morbidity Scoring Scale (MACSS)). ... Socio-demographics Age, gender, education, occupation, place and type of residence and number of co-habitants. ...
  https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6963-13-360
*  Intervention to prevent further falls in older people who call an ambulance as a result of a fall: a protocol for the iPREFER...
Data will be analysed using the intention-to-treat principle. As there is currently little evidence regarding the effectiveness ... Post-test measures will be undertaken by a researcher blinded to group allocation 6 months post-baseline. Participants in the ... related injuries and subsequent use of health care services. By linking existing services rather than setting up new services, ... intervention group will receive individualised pro-active fall prevention strategies from the clinical researcher to ensure ...
  https://0-bmchealthservres-biomedcentral-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/articles/10.1186/1472-6963-13-360
*  Iatrogenic Gastric Acid Suppression and the Risk of Nosocomial Clostridium difficile Infection | Infectious Diseases | JAMA...
... heuristic to patients without C difficile infection on the basis of their diagnosis related group, Charlson index with caliper ... Elixhauser ASteiner CHarris DRCoffey RM Comorbidity measures for use with administrative data. Med Care 1998;36 (1) 8- 27PubMed ... These databases contain information from each admission, such as demographics, discharge diagnosis codes, medication orders, ... heuristic to patients without infection. Matching criteria included diagnosis related group, Charlson index with caliper of 1 ...
  https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/415908
*  Recherchieren Sie Literatur aus der Begleitforschung mit dem DOI
Levels of Patient Satisfaction on Integrative Medicine Before and After Implementation of Diagnosis-related Groups (Sage). ... Hospital discharge of patients with ongoing care needs: a cross-sectional study using data from a city hospital under SwissDRG ... Anonymizing datasets with demographics and diagnosis codes in the presence of utility constraints (Journal of Biomedical ... The Choice of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implementation (TAVI): Do Patient Co-morbidity and Hospital Ownership Type Matter? ( ...
  https://www.mydrg.de/myDRG_archives/literatur/index.html
*  Management of high-risk patients with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy in Germany: differences between cardiac...
While blood pressure lowering was substantial in both groups, there were still a high proportion of patients who did not ... We aimed to investigate differences in characteristics and health care management of such patients treated as inpatients or ... Prospective cross-sectional study in patients with hypertension and LVH who were referred to either inpatient care ( ... and treatment intensity in this group was also higher during the observation period. ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-6-256
*  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research ®
Many hospitals are unable to deliver TKA with profitable or breakeven economics under the current Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG ... Is Administratively Coded Comorbidity and Complication Data in Total Joint Arthroplasty Valid? Kevin J. Bozic MD, MBA, Ravi K. ... patient demographics, and implant design (cruciate retaining [CR, n = 160], posterior stabilized [PS, n = 1177], high-flex ... The standard group required three revisions related to loose tibial components. The XLPE group had 2 subjects that demonstrated ...
  http://clinorthop.org/categories/Symposium:%20Papers%20Presented%20at%20the%20Annual%20Meetings%20of%20the%20Knee%20Society
*  Boekje baco 1516.indd
Since 2008 the National Health Insurance Author- ity (NHIA) uses Ghana Diagnosis Related Group (G-DRG) as provider payment ... Additionally, clinical data of 951 patients from PALGA were col- lected and analyzed to obtain an impression of the ... All members received a questionnaire with 26 questions about demographics, liver disease, frequency and type of, and ... comor- bidity and bilateral complaints from a dataset of 1200 participants. After the determination of the phenotypes, these ...
  http://medicinelakex1.com/b/bachelorcongres.nl1.html
*  Conclusions. Keywords - PDF
Number of patients (n) for whom data were available indicated. Variable Patients with JJ stent (n = 978) Patients without JJ ... Omega-3 fatty acids improve the diagnosis-related clinical outcome. Critical Care Medicine April 2006;34(4):972-9 Omega-3 fatty ... The first group consists of patients in which a semi-rigid scope was used for removal of ureteric stones and the second group ... Demographics. MBSAQIP Case Number: IDN: ACS NSQIP Case Number: Demographics *LMRN: *DOB: / / *Gender: Male Female *Race: White ...
  http://docplayer.net/28821656-Conclusions-keywords.html
*  Incidences and variations of hospital acquired venous thromboembolism in Australian hospitals: a population-based study | BMC...
... case fatality rate and variation amongst patient groups and health providers is lacking. We aim to explore HA-VTE incidences, ... Amongst, 3,331,677 patients, the incidence of HA-VTE was 11.45 per 1000 patients and one in ten who developed HA-VTE died in ... Surgical patients were 128 % (IRR = 2.28, 95 % CI: 2.19-2.38) more likely to develop HA-VTE, but had similar case fatality ... A population-based study using all admitted patients (aged 18-90 with a length of stay of at least two days and not transferred ...
  http://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com.preview-live.oscarjournals.springer.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-016-1766-y
*  What Factors are Associated With 90-day Episode-of-care Payments for Younger Patients With Total Joint Arthroplasty? |...
1). We only included patients with diagnosis-related group (DRG) codes for major joint replacement or reattachment of lower ... Claims data also are subject to coding errors or incomplete capture of patient and clinical data. We addressed this limitation ... and patient demographics, we believe that the overall conclusions regarding inpatient and postdischarge care-component ... major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with Major Complication/Comorbidity). As per Medicare guidelines [8 ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11999-017-5444-0
*  Which patients with lower respiratory tract infections need inpatient treatment? Perceptions of physicians, nurses, patients...
On admission, 12.6% of physicians, 15.1% of nurses, 18.0% of patients and 5.2% of relatives believed that outpatient treatment ... Before hospital discharge, 31.1% of physicians, 32.2% of nurses, 11.6% of patients and 4.1% of relatives thought that earlier ... Treating physicians and nurses, patients and their relatives were asked on admission and before discharge about feasibility of ... We performed a prospective, observational questionnaire survey in hospitalized patients with LRTI as part of a multicenter ...
  https://bmcpulmmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2466-10-12
*  A qualitative study of DRG coding practice in hospitals under the Thai Universal Coverage Scheme | BMC Health Services Research...
Apiwachaneewong S: Quality of Inpatient Records Related to Diagnosis Related Group in Changwat Kamphaengphet. Journal of Health ... While some missing data such as hospital number and patient's demographics can be completed by the medical records staff, ... The executive board of Hospital MHR officially allows their coders to find more codes for co-morbidity in the medical record ... Diagnosis Related GroupHospital Coding PracticeDRG Creep. Background. The Universal Coverage (UC) scheme was introduced in ...
  https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6963-11-71
*  Impact of data source and time reference of functional status on hospital mortality prediction | BMC Health Services Research |...
Sahadevan S, Earnest A, Koh YL, Lee KM, Soh CH, Ding YY: Improving the diagnosis related grouping model's ability to explain ... demographics (age, sex, ethnic group), marital status, housing type, primary diagnosis, co-morbid disease burden and functional ... Comparison of data sources. Patient characteristics are shown in Table 1. The prevalence and agreement between interview and ... The Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) is a weighted prognostic index based on the number and severity of 19 comorbid conditions ...
  http://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com.preview-live.oscarjournals.springer.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6963-12-115