clinical code

clinical code

A generic term for any of the codes—e.g., ICD-10, OPCS4, Read Codes and SNOMED—which are used for electronic clinical vocabulary.
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Based on application, the market is categorized into three types automated computer-assisted encoding, management reporting and analytics, and clinical code auditing.
This involves aggregating disparate EHR system data and translating it into common, computable concepts for the semantic interoperability of clinical code sets to enable accurate and consistent analyses.
Its capabilities in fraud, waste and abuse and clinical code editing will further enhance Emdeon's extensive portfolio of prospective and retrospective payment integrity solutions.
Sensitivitv analvsis for the clinical code used to define methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) * Case-patients Control-patients Clinical code ([dagger]) N (%) % Exposed N % Exposed Any code 1,981 (100) 61.1 19,779 35.2 4JP..00 1,735 (85.5) 62.2 17,327 35.7 SP25800 157 (8.8) 60.5 1,570 32.7 ZV02A00 113 (5.7) 47.8 1,122 30.5 Clinical Adjusted code OR ([double ([dagger]) Crude OR dagger]) 95% CI Any code 2.98 2.61 2.36-2.89 4JP..00 3.05 2.66 2.39-2.97 SP25800 3.34 2.99 2.06-4.33 ZV02A00 2.09 1.98 1.30-3.01 * Risk for MRSA diagnosed in the community for persons with any number of antimicrobial drug prescriptions (exposed) in the 30-365 days before their index date relative to risk for MRSA for persons with no prescriptions during the same period.
[ClickPress, Wed Apr 08 2015] Computer Assisted Coding Market by Software (Natural language processing, Structured input, Integrated), by Application (Automated encoding, Management reporting, Clinical code auditing & analytics), & by End User - Global Forecast to 2019
Administration staff are required to assign clinical codes to patient conditions and the treatments they receive in order to support the reporting of what happens in hospitals.
The migration to a new version of the clinical codes used for hospital reimbursement, as well as quality and patient safety reporting has been discussed for more than 20 years.
The migration to a new version of the clinical codes used for hospital reimbursement, quality and patient safety reporting has been discussed for more than 20 years.
The International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, or ICD-9 clinical codes need replacing, a subcommittee of the National Committee on Vital Health Statistics (NCVHS) said recently.
Both of these articles describe work that was undertaken to assess the value of clinical codes or the resultant DRGs in adequately describing specific clinical scenarios, or both.
The 24-month setup involves the installation of major feeder systems such as lab and radiology, construction of the wide-area network and standardization of the 60,000 charge master codes and clinical codes, as well as creation of common medical record numbers for all facilities.

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