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Time to Replace Adjusted Discharges
A new metric for measuring total hospital volume correlates significantly better with cost than do adjusted discharges—without the same inherent flaws.
Replacing Imprecise Volume Metrics
Since the 1950s, the hospital industry has used the adjusted discharge or adjusted patient day metrics to define total hospital volumes. Now it’s time to adopt a more precise metric. Here are 10 reasons why finance leaders should use the equivalent discharge metric® instead. The most important: Equivalent discharges is a better predictor of total costs.
Congratulations to William and James Cleverley, Recipients of the Helen Yerger/L.Vann Seawell Best Article Award from HFMA!
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