severity adjustment

severity adjustment

An adjustment process to control for confounding in case mix, aetiology and severity among hospital patient populations: low values occur in groups that are not very ill; high values are seen in groups that are very ill.
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The results of the study demonstrate that a severity adjustment to a subset of the DRGs would result in a more equitable DRG-based prospective payment system.
The most widely applied severity adjustment system is used by the Health Care Financing Administration to produce its annual Medicare mortality release.
to integrate 3M All Patient Refined DRG (APR-DRG) Software, the industry's leading severity adjustment and risk of mortality tool, with HealthShare Technology's Select Quality Care Web-based decision support tools for hospitals, health plans and employers.
a catastrophic care company that provides medical and risk management solutions for a broad range of catastrophic healthcare events, today introduced a Severity Adjustment System for severe burns and severe injuries.
When coupled with Medstat's clinically rich Disease Staging(R) severity adjustment system, healthcare organizations have exclusive access to clinical decision support information physicians endorse and management trusts to guide important decisions.
The outcomes research partnership will enable Avandel and Partners to develop a severity adjustment system for improved predictability of clinical and financial outcomes for oncology.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has selected 3M All Patient Refined (APR) DRG Software as a severity adjustment tool used in its next generation of AHRQ Quality Indicators.
DataBridge Technology, software and algorithms used to group and categorize data taken from systems at the client site, including episode of care and severity adjustment methodologies.
Both facilities will implement the following Performance Measurement applications: Inpatient UB, Detail Bill Module, Severity Adjustment and Clinical Outcomes.
HealthShare One's unique cost analysis, severity adjustment and Decision Consultant Reports make it the most innovative software available.
The data will be adjusted for the severity of patient illness with MEDSTAT Disease Staging -- a peer-reviewed and widely accepted severity adjustment methodology -- to ensure accurate comparisons among institutions.