Data Quality Documentation for External Users: Discharge Abstract
CIHI Data Quality Study of the 2009-2010 Discharge Abstract
Database" [accessed on April 14, 2014].
Canadian Institute for Health Information, CIHI Data Quality Study of the 2006-2007 Discharge Abstract
We detected influenza in the following ways: influenza diagnosis in the discharge abstract
database (DAD) (ICD-10-CM codes J09-J11); prescription for an antiviral drug (oseltamivir, zanamivir) in the pharmacy system; and a positive laboratory test during the hospital encounter (without specifying test type or specimen) in the laboratory system.
SOURCES: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Data from the Denominator File and Enrollment Database, 2001 and the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Patient Discharge Abstract
We excluded physicians with just one delivery to reduce the chances of mislabeling a physician as an obstetric provider owing to miscoding of a diagnosis or an erroneous physician license number on the discharge abstract
The California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) collects financial information from each hospital and patient discharge abstracts
The flexibility of our software allows you unlimited access to create user-defined reports based on any of the information provided in the public release of a patient's discharge abstract
The electronic health record could provide a wealth of clinical information to the discharge abstract
, as well as additional patient demographics (e.
We obtained health outcomes (MI/death) via linkage to the Registered Persons Data Base for mortality outcomes and the Canadian Institute for Health Information Discharge Abstract
Database (CIHIDAD) for Ontario hospital discharges associated with MI over the first year after presentation.
In order to determine hospital complication rates, several investigators have created methods using computerized discharge abstract
data as an alternative to the time and expense of detailed chart review (Brailer et al.
Hospitals use the discharge abstract
(UB-92) to profile physicians practice habits for economic credentialing, deciding, in a few well-documented cases that have led to litigation, that certain clinicians, do not warrant admitting privileges because their practice habits, adversely affect the economic performance of the hospital.