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Risk Adjustment

"Risk Adjustment" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Risk Adjustment" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Risk Adjustment" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 297 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 29 publications in 2016
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