Text Mining Techniques for Healthcare Provider Quality Determination: Methods for Rank Comparisons

Text Mining Techniques for Healthcare Provider Quality Determination: Methods for Rank Comparisons

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The quest for quality in healthcare has led to attempts to develop models to determine which providers have the highest quality in healthcare, with the best outcomes for patients. Text Mining Techniques for Healthcare Provider Quality Determination: Methods for Rank Comparisons discusses the general practice of defining a patient severity index in order to make risk adjustments to compare patient outcomes across multiple providers with the intent of ranking the providers in terms of quality. This innovative reference source, valuable to medical practitioners, researchers, and academicians, brings together research from across the globe focusing on how severity indices are generally defined when determining the best outcome for patientThe 3M Company is also responsible for maintaining, updating and creating new DRGa#39;s for CMS.Therefore, we cannot know what specific diagnosis codes are used to define the APRDRG severity index. In the APRDRG, patients are divided anbsp;...


Title:Text Mining Techniques for Healthcare Provider Quality Determination: Methods for Rank Comparisons
Author: Cerrito, Patricia
Publisher:IGI Global - 2009-08-31
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