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one that is representative of a group or class

a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

a course of reasoning

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a special set of circumstances

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a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

the actual state of things

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a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures

a problem requiring investigation

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a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument

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the quantity contained in a case

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nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence

a specific state of mind that is temporary

a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

the housing or outer covering of something

the enclosing frame around a door or window opening

(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers

bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

look over, usually with the intention to rob

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enclose in, or as if in, a case

References in periodicals archive ?
A resident assessment was assigned to one of 53 case mix groups using the RUGs grouper program v5.
Case mix must be considered when creating benchmarks or establishing outcome goals.
This presentation gives a sense of the extent of variation in cost and case mix across facilities.
This month's HotList profiles a wide array of vendors that offer system solutions and tools to assist in utilization, resource and case management, case mix and provider profiling functionality, among others.
This study expanded prior research and had two objectives: (1) to assess the potential impact of facility case mix on both the cross-sectional variations and short-term stability of the CMS QM and (2) to determine whether multivariate risk adjustment for resident characteristics can minimize these impacts.
But based on this comprehensive study of all Medicare cardiac patients, we can say that our hospitals treat cardiac patients with a higher average case mix index, which is a common measure of patient severity and case complexity.
MDS data are pooled in this analysis to classify a facility's case mix.
In an analysis of 104 Kentucky hospitals, the average case mix (computed using the proposed system) was compared with each facility's average 1991 case mix, as published in the Federal Register.
Researchers found that at least part of the increase in case mix among hospitals after the Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) system was introduced was attributed to differences in documentation or "DRG creep" (Steinwald and Dummit 1989; Carter, Newhouse, and Relles 1990; Hsia et al.
He has reorganized the medical staff and simplified its bylaws, changed coding practices, improved case mix index by 10 percent and decreased accounts receivable by 20 percent.
Nationally, approximately 48 percent of all nursing home residents experience urinary incontinence and the number can be as high as 70 percent, depending upon a facility's case mix.
I think the position that pressure ulcers are primarily attributable to residents' risk factors is indefensible, because the case mix does not vary widely from nursing home to nursing home, but the quality of caregiving does.
In general, we found a moderate increase in sub-acute case mix in TNHs relative to CNHs as reflected by a greater increase in TNH patients with cardiac problems (myocardial infarction, dysrhythmia, and congestive heart failure), certain types of mobility impairment (such as restriction of the upper limbs), and fractures (Shaughnessy, Kramer, and Hittle, 1991).
In addition, the new "HealthShare One" (patent pending) system includes proprietary decision algorithms that adjust case mix and severity levels to facilitate more accurate comparison between hospitals.
Recent operating performance reflects favorable rate increases from the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission from fiscal 2004-2006, strong utilization trends, and growing case mix.