Identifying cases of congestive heart failure from administrative data: a validation study using primary care patient records.

TitleIdentifying cases of congestive heart failure from administrative data: a validation study using primary care patient records.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsSchultz SE, Rothwell DM, Chen Z, Tu K
JournalChronic diseases and injuries in Canada
Volume33
Issue3
Pagination160-6
Date Published2013 Jun
Abstract

To determine if using a combination of hospital administrative data and ambulatory care physician billings can accurately identify patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), we tested 9 algorithms for identifying individuals with CHF from administrative data.

DOI10.1099/ijs.0.056010-0
Alternate JournalChronic Dis Inj Can