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What is DRG (Diagnosis-Related Group)

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Is a system to classify healthcare cases. In many Healthcare systems worldwide such schemes are in use for Hospitals reimbursement for performed healthcare services to patients. Whole procedures can consists of many DRG`s, depending normally on the complexity of the case. If applied as reimbursement system basis the relationship between the product’s price and cost is essential for understanding the financial impact different types of patients on the health care organization.
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Operating Room Management Accounting and Cost Calculation Model for Operating Rooms
Matteo Buccioli (Morgagni-Pierantoni Hospital, Italy), Peter Perger (University of Bologna, Italy), Vanni Agnoletti (Morgagni-Pierantoni Hospital, Italy), Rebecca Levy Orelli (University of Bologna, Italy), Emanuele Padovani (University of Bologna, Italy), and Giorgio Gambale (Morgagni-Pierantoni Hospital, Italy)
Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 11
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch004
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