Validity of claims-based stroke algorithms in contemporary medicare data: Reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) study linked with medicare claims Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Algorithms
  • Continental Population Groups
  • Fee-for-Service Plans
  • Insurance Claim Review
  • Medical Records
  • Medicare
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Claims-based algorithms to identify stroke in a contemporary Medicare cohort had high positive predictive value and specificity, supporting their use as outcomes for etiologic and comparative effectiveness studies in similar populations. These inpatient algorithms are unsuitable for estimating stroke incidence because of low sensitivity.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4109622

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000743

PubMed ID

  • 24963021

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 611

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 7

number

  • 4