casemix


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casemix

(ˈkeɪsˌmɪks)
n
the varied types of patients treated by a hospital or medical unit
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"Patient Casemix Classification for Medicare Psychiatric Prospective Payment." American Journal of Psychiatry 163 (4): 724-32.
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Jones, "The manchester uveitis clinic: the first 3000 patients-epidemiology and casemix," Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, vol.
These include, among others, the International Health Policy Program and its capacity development arm for UHC, the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP), which undertakes economic evaluation of new interventions, the Centre for Health Equity Monitoring and the Thai CaseMix Centre, which develop and refine the DRG system, the Thai Health Foundation and the Healthcare Accreditation Institute.
For example, Iran developed an interest in casemix funding of hospital as part of a major health financing reform in 2003.10 But the usefulness of DRG information for either management or funding arrangement is still under question due to the poor quality of hospital data.11
Established in 2012, the IHFD allows for a large casemix of subjects including that of 843 patients to date and has been made possible by the ever important place of information technology within medicine, the Hospital In-Patient Enquiry (HIPE) portal, managed by the Healthcare Pricing Office, HSE.
Data were extracted from the hospital administrative database, pharmacy supply order records and ICU database, to calculate rates of MV and tracheostomy, length-of-stay, propofol and midazolam infusion doses, illness severity and casemix and use of 'sedation scores' and 'sedation break' respectively.