A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Heart Failure using Administrative Data

    Basic Details
    Date
    Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Type
    Publication
    Health Outcome(s)
    congestive heart failure
    Description

    This article describes a systematic review of the validity of algorithms for identifying congestive heart failure using administrative and claims data.

    Author(s)

    Jane Saczynski PhD; Susan Andrade ScD; Leslie Harrold MD, MPH; Jennifer Tjia MD, MSCE; Sarah Cutrona MD; Katherine S. Dodd; Robert Goldberg PhD; Jerry Gurwitz MD

    Corresponding Author

    J. S. Saczynski, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 377 Plantation St., Suite 315, Worcester, MA 01605, USA. E-mail: Jane.saczynski@umassmed.edu