Validation of a claims-based algorithm to characterize episodes of care.

@article{Ellimoottil2017ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a claims-based algorithm to characterize episodes of care.},
  author={Chandy S Ellimoottil and John D Syrjamaki and Benedict Voit and Vinay Guduguntla and David C Miller and James M. Dupree},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={2017},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={
          e382-e386
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Although hospitals face increasing pressure from payers to improve the efficiency of healthcare delivery beyond the index hospitalization, they often lack information on postdischarge events. The Michigan Value Collaborative (MVC) developed a claims-based algorithm to provide hospitals with data on events that occur to patients beyond the… CONTINUE READING