Identification of high resource utilizing patients on internal medicine hospital services

@article{Walsh2016IdentificationOH,
  title={Identification of high resource utilizing patients on internal medicine hospital services},
  author={D. W. Walsh and Molly C Mcvey and A. Gass and J. Zhang and P. Mauldin and D. Rockey},
  journal={Journal of Investigative Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={64},
  pages={1172 - 1178}
}
  • D. W. Walsh, Molly C Mcvey, +3 authors D. Rockey
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • In order to provide high quality, cost-efficient care, it is critical to understand drivers of the cost of care. Therefore, we sought to identify clinical variables associated with high utilization (cost) in patients admitted to medical services and to develop a robust model to identify high utilization patients. In this case–control analysis, cases were identified as the 200 most costly patients admitted to internal medicine/internal medicine subspecialty services using our institution's… CONTINUE READING

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