Patients classification System

tools for
Cost management

tools for
Quality management

tools for

4  Why to choose US

4  implementation


4  contact

4  Logic

4  diagnoses

4  procedures

4  inpatients

4  outpatients

4  insurance

4  readmissions

4  reoperations

4  complications

4  deaths

4  length of stay

4  day surgery

4  unjustified stays


Ambulatory costs were allocated to all concomitant episodes of illnesses if corresponding services were specific to them :


Drugs are allocated to corresponding illnesses.

Medical visits are allocated only to illnesses related to corresponding specialty of the same system:

·        anesthesiology: all operations

·        cardiology: only diseases of the circulatory system and operations of heart and vessels

·        psychiatry: only mental diseases

·        dermatology: only diseases of the skin

·        pediatrics, general and internal medicine: all diseases

·        outpatient clinics: all diseases and operations

·        etc.

Radiology services were allocated only to the following ambulatory illnesses: infections, diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, malignant neoplasm, hemorrhages, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, diseases of esophagus and peptic ulcer, graft, pain, soft tissue disorders and osteoporosis, all inpatients’ illnesses. They were not related to hypertension or infections for instance.

Physiotherapy was allocated to specific diseases: affections of the musculoskeletal system, chemotherapy and all inpatients diagnostic and operations groups (except new-born).


More information: Eggli Y, Chikhi M, Bandi T, Känzig H. Weissbaum F. Statistique des coûts et des prestations. Sécurité sociale 2008 ;4 :239-242
4 source (in french)             4 source (in GERMAN)

Scientific paper in preparation

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