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Mapping Relationships Do Not Predict Impact of ICD-10-CM on Patient Safety Indicator Reporting

In a new research study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (“Challenges and remediation for Patient Safety Indicators in the transition to ICD-10-CM”), the researchers claim to have found that the transition to ICD-10-CM will lead to underreporting or overreporting of some Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs). However, no conclusions regarding the impact of ICD-10-CM on PSIs should be made as a result of this study, as the approach used in this study does not accurately predict the impact of ICD-10-CM on patient safety indicator data. Read more