Diagnosis related groups (DRGs) are used by the hospital to obtain reimbursement for a patient’s hospital stay. The codes correspond to the primary reason for a patient’s stay at the hospital.
|Name||Postgres data type|
subject_id is a unique identifier which specifies an individual patient. Any rows associated with a single
subject_id pertain to the same individual.
hadm_id is an integer identifier which is unique for each patient hospitalization.
The specific DRG ontology used for the code.
The DRG code.
A description for the given DRG code.
Some DRG ontologies further qualify the patient severity of illness and likelihood of mortality, which are recorded here.
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