Clinical Adjustment Methods

Forthman, M.T., Dove, H.G., Forthman, C.L., & Henderson, R.D. "Beyond Severity of Illness: Evaluating Differences in Patient Intensity and Complexity for Valid Assessment of Medical Practice Pattern Variation." Managed Care Quarterly, Volume 13, No. 4, Fall 2005, pp. 9-17.  View Publication in PDF Format.

Leary, R.S., Johantgen, M.E., Farley, D., Forthman, M.T., & Wooster, L.D. "All Payer Severity-Adjusted DRGs: A Uniform Method to Severity-Adjust Discharge Data." Topics in Health Information Management, Volume 17, No. 3, Winter 1997, pp. 60-71.  View Publication in PDF Format.

Forthman, M.T., Dove, H.G. & Wooster, L.D. "Episode Treatment Groups (ETGs): A Patient Classification System for Measuring Outcomes Performance by Episode of Illness." Topics in Health Information Management, Volume 28, No. 1, Fall 2000, pp. 51-61.  View Publication in PDF Format.