May 28, 2021

Applying the Risk Stratification Index to Hospital 30-day Mortality

Published in Medical Care in March 2021

By Vikas Saini and Valérie Gopinath

The Lown team published original research in March 2021 to evaluate the accuracy of the Risk Stratification Index (RSI), the risk adjustment tool used in the Lown Hospitals Index Outcomes metric. They found that RSI outperforms CMS' risk adjustment model when looking at hospitalized Medicare patient 30-day mortality.

Read the paper in the journal Medical Care