Tools of Utilization and Cost in Healthcare

R implementation of the software tools developed in the H-CUP (Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project) < https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov> and AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) < https://www.ahrq.gov>. It currently contains functions for mapping ICD-9 codes to the AHRQ comorbidity measures and translating ICD-9 (resp. ICD-10) codes to ICD-10 (resp. ICD-9) codes based on GEM (General Equivalence Mappings) from CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).


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The package touch (Tools of unilization and cost in healthcare) provides R implementation of the software tools developed in the H-CUP (Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project) and AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality).

It currently contains functions for

  • mapping ICD-9 codes to the AHRQ comorbidity measures
  • translating ICD-9 (resp. ICD-10) codes to ICD-10 (resp. ICD-9) codes based on GEM (General Equivalence Mappings) from CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).

Installation

You may install the released version from CRAN.

install.packages("touch")

Development

Build Status

You may install the latest version under development with the help of remotes (or devtools) as follows:

if (! require(remotes)) install.packages("remotes")
remotes::install_github("LiYanStat/touch")
## or use devtools
## devtools::install_github("LiYanStat/touch")

License

The R package touch is free software: You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or any later version (at your option). See the GNU General Public License for details.

The R package touch is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

News

touch 0.1-4

New features

  • Added fast implementation of the mapping tools developed by AHRQ for translating ICD-9 (resp. ICD-10) codes to ICD-10 (resp. ICD-9) codes based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEM) from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

touch 0.1-3

New features

  • The first version of package that provides functions for mapping ICD-9 codes to the AHRQ comorbidity measures.

Reference manual

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install.packages("touch")

0.1-4 by Wenjie Wang, 7 months ago


https://github.com/wenjie2wang/touch


Report a bug at https://github.com/wenjie2wang/touch/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/touch


Authors: Wenjie Wang [aut, cre] , Yan Li [aut] , Jun Yan [aut]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


GPL (>= 3) license


Imports Rcpp

Linking to Rcpp

System requirements: C++11


See at CRAN