Four-Year Experience with Severity-Based DRGs: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Author: Reeves, Mary G; Scott, Freda; Hallock, Kathy; Hays, Stephanie A.
Source: AHIMA Convention
Publication Date: October 10, 2007
We implemented concurrent usage of severity -based software and a Clinical Documentation Program to facilitate improvement in our Risk of Mortality (ROM) and Severity of Illness (SOI) scores. We wanted to stay ahead of the regulatory reforms and also understand the proposed ch....