The Australian National Non-Acute Inpatient Project.

  title={The Australian National Non-Acute Inpatient Project.},
  author={Richard G Roberts and Sharon McKinley and Barry Brooks and E Ganley and David Hindle},
  journal={Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association},
  volume={16 3},
The Australian National Non-Acute Inpatient Project has produced a casemix classification system for non-acute inpatients (NAIP). The daily classification has 19 final classes which bring together descriptions of a patient's clinical type (from admission diagnosis) and functional ability (from automated nursing care plans). Data on salary cost relating to care of 786 patients were collected at three large metropolitan teaching hospitals for six months during 1991, yielding a total sample of 15… CONTINUE READING