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TABLEAU TUTORIAL: How to Adjust for Case Mix

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Why Should I Adjust For Case Mix? With all of the data available to us, it is easier than ever to compare hospitals. It is also easier than ever to compare hospitals incorrectly and come to a wrong conclusion. The…

Tutorial: MS-DRG Pair or Triplet Comparison Benchmark in Tableau

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Hospitals should calculate their MS-DRG pair or triplet percentage and compare to national and state averages, benchmark organizations, and competitors.  This will determine if the documentation and coding should be examined for deficiencies and improved,  or if there is a difference…

Tutorial: Getting Ready to Use Medicare Hospital Compare Data

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Introduction to Hospital Compare Hospital Compare data is a packaged collection of process and quality outcome measure from a variety of sources.  It includes: Hospital characteristics and inspection information Structural (e.g., registry measures) Timely and effective care: heart attack, heart…