Accession Number:

ADA207992

Title:

Reliability of the U.S. Army Ambulatory Care Data Base (ACDB) Study: Methodology and Clinical Findings

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept. Aug 1987-Oct 1988

Corporate Author:

ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Report Date:

1989-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

During the study period, January 1986 - September 1987, researchers collected data on 3.1 million patient encounters visits at six participating Army hospitals. After the data collection phase of the ACDB study, study team members conducted a comprehensive 6-month review to determine a data reliability score for each participating hospital and clinical specialty. The study team reviewed over 9,000 randomly selected visits their supporting medical records. They evaluated variables of interest with a specially developed scoring instrument which they used to assign numerical weights for the selected variables. Ambulatory care Data reliability Medical records Patient encounter Random sample, Study error rates Group therapy.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE