Measuring case mix and severity of illness in Canada: case mix groups versus refined diagnosis related groups.

Abstract

This study compares the effectiveness of Case Mix Groups (CMG*) groups and Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (RDRG) in reducing Canadian length of stay (LOS) variability. The effectiveness of the two case mix grouping methodologies was assessed with a common data base, 282,459 abstracts with ICD-9 CM diagnosis codes reported to the Hospital Medical Records… (More)

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@article{Halpine1993MeasuringCM, title={Measuring case mix and severity of illness in Canada: case mix groups versus refined diagnosis related groups.}, author={Susana Maria Halpine and Michael A Ashworth}, journal={Healthcare management forum}, year={1993}, volume={6 4}, pages={20-6} }