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CareScience Risk Assessment Model: Hospital Performance Measurement -

Presentations from a November 2008 meeting to discuss issues related to mortality measures.

Model Specification Summary (Table)

  Dependent Variable
MortalityMajor DxY YYY TYYY Y YYYY
MortalityBroad Dx GroupY YYY 3YYY Y YYYY
MortalityNormal Neonates  YYY     Y  YYYY
MortalityImmature Neonates YYYY     Y  YYYY
MortalityOrgan TransplantsY YYY  Y Y   YYYY
ComplicationMajor DxY YYYYTYYY Y YYYY
ComplicationBroad Dx GroupY YYYY3YYY Y YYYY
ComplicationNormal Neonates  YYYY    Y  YYYY
ComplicationImmature Neonates YYYYY    Y  YYYY
ComplicationOrgan TransplantsY YYYY Y Y Y YYYY
MorbidityMajor DxY YYYYTYYY Y YYYY
MorbidityBroad Dx GroupY YYYY3YYY Y YYYY
MorbidityNormal Neonates  YYYY    Y  YYYY
MorbidityImmature Neonates YYYYY    Y  YYYY
MorbidityOrgan TransplantsY YYYY Y Y Y YYYY
Length of StayMajor DxY YYYYTYYY Y YYYY
Length of StayBroad Dx GroupY YYYY3YYY Y YYYY
Length of StayNormal Neonates  YYYY    Y  YYYY
Length of StayImmature Neonates  YYYY    Y  YYYY
Length of StayOrgan TransplantsY YYYY Y Y Y YYYY
CostNormal Neonates  YYYY    Y YYYYY
CostImmature Neonates YYYYY    Y YYYYY
CostOrgan TransplantsY YYYY Y Y YYYYYY
ChargeBroad Dx GroupY YYYY3YYY YYYYYY
ChargeNormal Neonates  YYYY    Y YYYYY
ChargeImmature Neonates YYYYY    Y YYYYY
ChargeOrgan TransplantsY YYYY Y Y YYYYYY

Note: BW=Birth Weight, AS=Admission Source, AT=Admission Type, PC=Payer_Class, DD=Discharge_disposition, Comor.=Comorbidities VP=Valid Procedure, TT=Time_Trend, Dx=Diagnosis, T=Terminal Digit Code, 3=Three Digit Code

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Internet Citation: CareScience Risk Assessment Model: Hospital Performance Measurement - . March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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