This publication describes what international comparable quality measures are currently available and how to link these measures to quality policies such as accreditation, practice guidelines, pay-for-performance, national safety programmes and quality reporting.However, countries using earlier versions of ICD-9-CM reported calculation problems as some codes recently ... In the 2008 and 2009 calculation projects, countries reported mean numbers of secondary diagnoses between 0.47 and 6.72 among hospitalised patients at risk. ... to those from countries with coding guidelines, because coding guidelines typically stipulate when a diagnosis should be codedanbsp;...
|Title||:||OECD Health Policy Studies Improving Value in Health Care Measuring Quality|
|Publisher||:||OECD Publishing - 2010-10-07|