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Casemix

what is it and where is it headed?

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Abstract

C asemix is a patient classification method that is being used internationally to minimise healthcare costs and improve quality of care. Delegates at the 1997 New Zealand Casemix Conference [ Auckland, New Zealand; Feb 1997 ] discussed how casemix works, how it is presently used, and international trends indicating how it will be used in the future. Critics and supporters of casemix debated the arguments for and against its use in healthcare management.

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Cameron, A. Casemix. Pharmacoecon. Outcomes News 111, 3–5 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03271574

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Keywords

  • International Trend
  • Acute Inpatient
  • Quality Band
  • Acute Inpatient Care
  • Casemix System