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  1. Impact of DRGs on the medical profession.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To present an overview of the history of diagnosis-related group (DRG) reimbursement and its impact on physicians and hospitals.

    Data Sources

    Recent research articles on reimbursement and medical ethics.

    Study Selection

    Not applicable.

    Data Extraction

    Performed by the author.

    Data Synthesis

    The DRG system is part of a system developed at Yale University to provide hospitals with incentives to control costs.

    Hospital Medicare inpatients are classified into groups that are clinically coherent and homogenous with respect to resource use.

    The classification is also dependent on principal and secondary diagnoses and procedures, age, gender, and discharge status of the patient.

    Reimbursement is determined by the classification.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Système information, Classification, Analyse coût efficacité, Hôpital, Gestion hospitalière, Informatique biomédicale, Malade, Diagnostic, Diagnostic related group

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Information system, Classification, Cost efficiency analysis, Hospital, Hospital management, Biomedical data processing, Patient, Diagnosis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0567596

    Code Inist : 002B28E. Création : 199406.