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Clinical Categorical vs. Regression Based: Understanding classification system fundamentals

Increasingly, policymakers are focusing on outcomes as the ultimate goal of health care delivery. We’re pleased to see this trend and we have developed classification systems to help achieve an outcomes-based focus.

All classification systems categorize patients into groups. But not all classification systems are the same. In this and future blogs, we’ll look at the clinical distinctions in the approaches to case mix and classifications systems.

Nearly all classification systems have these characteristics: Continue reading