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Use of diagnosis code for COVID-19 among US hospitalizations

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers examined the use of COVID-19-specific coding, the transition from legacy coding and the accuracy of the COVID-19-specific code using SARS-CoV-2 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing as the reference standard.

Authors: Ning Rosenthal, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., of Premier Healthcare Solutions in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the corresponding author.

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