Comparison of two systems to measure the severity of illness

Joseph M Feinglass, J. C. Scherubel, J. A. Swartz

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Using two systems of rating inpatient severity of illness, teaching hospital patients were classified into 15 common medical DRGs. The two systems were then analyzed and compared regarding conceptual differences, ability to predict costs within DRGs, and potential future resource usage with case-mix classifications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-38
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Medical Record Association
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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