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Training and Awareness: The Key to Successful Use of DRGs

  • Linda Jenkins
Conference paper

Abstract

From a handful of health service researchers, academics and professionals observing the emergence of diagnosis related groups (DRGs) in the early 1980s, there is now a large body of interest and speculation across Europe about the usefulness of case mix measures.

Keywords

National Health Service Diagnosis Related Group Hospital Information System Training Strategy Health Information System 
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  • Linda Jenkins

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