rate-adjusted mortality index

rate-adjusted mortality index

The expected in-hospital mortality rate, which is based on actual in-hospital rates for diagnoses, grouped by their diagnosis-related group–DRG code and adjusted for age, race, sex, the presence of co-morbidities and main surgical operative procedure(s). See DRG.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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