Differences in hospital casemix, and the relationship between casemix and hospital costs.

@article{Sderlund1995DifferencesIH,
  title={Differences in hospital casemix, and the relationship between casemix and hospital costs.},
  author={Neil S{\"o}derlund and Ruairidh Milne and Alastair Gray and James Raftery},
  journal={Journal of public health medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={25-32}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between hospital costs and casemix, and after adjustment for casemix differences, between cost and institutional size, number of specialties, occupancy and teaching status. METHODS A retrospective analysis of all admissions to nine acute-care NHS hospitals in the Oxford region during the 1991-1992 financial year was undertaken. All episodes were assigned to a diagnosis-related group (DRG) and a cost weight assigned accordingly… CONTINUE READING