Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Using Data Integration and Predictive Analytics to Improve Diagnosis-Based Performance Measures|
Katherine J Hoggatt
||San Francisco, CA
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||Health Services R&D
|| January 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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Background: VA performance monitoring makes extensive use of diagnosis-based quality measures that track delivery of care only among patients who have qualifying ICD-9 diagnosis codes. Diagnosis-based measures can be calculated using existing VA data, allowing for low-cost, near real-time performance monitoring. However, diagnosis-based measures can have critical validity problems if the targeted condition is under- or over-diagnosed to differing degrees across facilities. When variation is diag...
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