Patient coding and the ratings game.

@article{Hawkes2010PatientCA,
  title={Patient coding and the ratings game.},
  author={Nigel Hawkes},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2010},
  volume={340},
  pages={
          c2153
        }
}
Nigel Hawkes investigates how the way that patients are allocated diagnostic codes by a hospital can have a big effect on a hospital’s performance 

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