Risk adjusted resource utilization for AMI patients treated in Japanese hospitals.

@article{Evans2007RiskAR,
  title={Risk adjusted resource utilization for AMI patients treated in Japanese hospitals.},
  author={Edward Evans and Yuichi Imanaka and Miho Sekimoto and Tatsuro Ishizaki and Kenshi Hayashida and Haruhisa Fukuda and Eun-Hwan Oh},
  journal={Health economics},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={347-59}
}
Though risk adjustment is necessary in order to make equitable comparisons of resource utilization in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction patients, there is little in the literature that can be practically applied without access to clinical records or specialized registries. The aim of this study is to show that effective models of resource utilization can be developed based on administrative data, and to demonstrate a practical application of the same models by comparing the risk… CONTINUE READING
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