Journal article

ICD-10 adaptation of 15 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicators

J-M Januel, C-M Couris, J-C Luthi, P Halfon, B Trombert-Paviot, H Quan, S Drosler, V Sundararajan, E Pradat, S Touzet, E Wen, J Shepheard, G Webster, PS Romano, L So, L Moskal, L Tournay-Lewis, L Sundaresan, E Kelley, N Klazinga Show all

REVUE D EPIDEMIOLOGIE ET DE SANTE PUBLIQUE | MASSON EDITEUR | Published : 2011

Abstract

BACKGROUND: In the United States, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed 20 Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) to measure the occurrence of hospital adverse events from medico-administrative data coded according to the ninth revision of the international classification of disease (ICD-9-CM). The adaptation of these PSIs to the WHO version of ICD-10 was carried out by an international consortium. METHODS: Two independent teams transcoded ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes proposed by the AHRQ into ICD-10-WHO. Using a Delphi process, experts from six countries evaluated each code independently, stating whether it was "included", "excluded" or "uncertain". During a two-day meet..

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