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Pilot study on patient charge statistics a study to develop methodology for collecting information on hospital charges in the Hospital Discharge Survey. by Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, inc.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Hospitals -- United States -- Rates.,
  • Hospital records.

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SeriesNational Center for Health Statistics. Vital and health statistics. Series 2: Data evaluation and methods research, no. 28, Public Health Service publication no. 1000, ser. 2, no. 28, Vital and health statistics., no. 28.
LC ClassificationsRA409. U45 no. 28
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 59 p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5562240M
LC Control Number67062373

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Get this from a library! Pilot study on patient charge statistics: a study to develop methodology for collecting information on hospital charges in the Hospital Discharge Survey. Pilot study on patient charge statistics. [No authors listed] PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms. Economics, Hospital* Fees and Charges* Humans; Records as Topic* Statistics as Topic* United States. intention of pilot studies • References help! – Moore, Carter, Nietert, Stewart. Recommendations for planning pilot studies in clinical and translational sciences. Clinical and Translational Sciences. ; – Leon, Davis, Kraemer. The role and interpretation of pilot studies in clinical research. Journal of Psychiatric ResearchFile Size: KB. Westat, conducted feasibili~ studies and pilot tests of methods. The Bureau of the Census conducted the data collection for the study. Lastly, we are indebted to the sampled hospitals and their staflk as without their support and cooperation the NHAMC!Scould not have been successfully completed. NAMCS (2).

Patient collective. A total of 89 (n=89) adult patients (51 male, 32–82 y.o.), (38 female, 27–84 y.o.) who were stationed on a general surgical ward of a university hospital between July 16 th and November 17 th ( d) were included in the study. Each had undergone placement of a peripheral venous catheter by the staff of the ward.   Pilot study refers to mini versions of a fullscale study or is a small scale version of the main study (Van Teijlingen & Hundley, ). This pilot study is part of a more comprehensive study . PILOT STUDY 1. INTRODUCTION The pilot study of the current research was the first step of the practical application of the Gestalt play therapy emotional intelligence programme for primary school children. It is also the last step of the first grouping of steps of an intervention research study (De Vos, ) namely, “Early. Pilot study on patient charge statistics; a study to develop methodology for collecting information on hospital charges in the Hospital Discharge Survey Corporate Authors: Booz, Allen & Hamilton.

Some General Surgery Milestones can be difficult to assess in traditional clinical settings and especially difficult to assess in junior residents. The purpose of this pilot study was to (1) develop a standardized patient (SP) scenario to assess resident performance on specific Milestones and (2). from them were not obtained until after these analyses were begun. Certain categories of patients were excluded from this study, including psychiatric, pediatric (under age 18) patients, and OB/GYN patients who had delivered stillborn babies or had miscarriages. The pilot study was implemented by the CMS Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) in. The question file for the project was as follows: Hospital Charges Data: The data set includes patient records for normal deliveries of babies. The variables are as follows: DAYS = days in the hospital (Column A) CHRGS = total expenses charged to the patient (Column B) PHYS = code identifying the physician (Column C) PAYOR = type of insurance; = 1 for managed care; = 0 for. A pilot study is a research study conducted before the intended study. Pilot studies are usually executed as planned for the intended study, but on a smaller scale.