Enhancement of claims data to improve risk adjustment of hospital mortality.

  title={Enhancement of claims data to improve risk adjustment of hospital mortality.},
  author={Michael B Pine and Harmon S. Jordan and Anne H Joanna Elixhauser and Donald E. Fry and David C. Hoaglin and Barbara Jones and Roger J. Meimban and David Warner and Junius J. Gonzales},
  volume={297 1},
CONTEXT Comparisons of risk-adjusted hospital performance often are important components of public reports, pay-for-performance programs, and quality improvement initiatives. Risk-adjustment equations used in these analyses must contain sufficient clinical detail to ensure accurate measurements of hospital quality. OBJECTIVE To assess the effect on risk-adjusted hospital mortality rates of adding present on admission codes and numerical laboratory data to administrative claims data. DESIGN… CONTINUE READING
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