Max Rady College of Medicine
Term: Discrete Medical Condition
Last Updated: 2007-09-26
The definition for Extended Disease Cluster (EDC) in the Johns Hopkins Adjusted Clinical Group® (ACG®) classification system was applied to group diagnosis codes that represented discrete clinical conditions or problems, for example hypertension, diabetes and schizophrenia.
- Adjusted Clinical Group ® (ACG®) Case-Mix System
- Diabetes / Diabetes Mellitus
- Hypertension / High Blood Pressure
- Kozyrskyj A, Lix L, Dahl M, Soodeen R. High-cost Users of Pharmaceuticals: Who are They? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2005. [Report] [Summary] (View)
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada