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stratify

(stră′tĭ-fī) [NL. stratificare]
1. To arrange in layers.
2. To classify into categories, e.g., of risk for a particular illness.
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News Facts: HIN's white paper, Stratifying High-Risk Patients in 2014: Procurement, Integrity of Clinical Data Challenge Segmentation, summarizes September 2014 responses from 88 hospitals/health systems, health plans, primary care practices and others on their approaches to identifying and segmenting high-risk, high-cost patients.
HIN's 10 Questions on Stratifying High-Risk Patients Survey will assemble a comprehensive set of best practices and benchmarks on health risk stratification approaches and its impact on clinical, financial and operational metrics.