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Comparison of health care needs of child family members of adults with alcohol or drug dependence versus adults with asthma or diabetes

J Dev Behav Pediatr 35:282-291. Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA OBJECTIVE: To compare the health problems, preventive care utilization, and […]

Prevalence of depression in adults with type 2 diabetes in the Basque Country: relationship with glycaemic control and health care costs

BMC Public Health 14:769. Basque Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Barakaldo, Spain BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of depression in […]

Data resource profile: Pathways to Health and Social Equity for Children (PATHS Equity for Children)

Int J Epidemiol 43:1438-1449. Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Winnipeg, MB, Canada The PATHS Data Resource is a unique database comprising data that follow individuals […]

Incidence of severe hypoglycaemic episodes in patients with type 2 diabetes in the Basque country: impact on healthcare costs

BMC Health Serv Res 15:207. Basque Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Barakaldo, Spain; Osakidetza, Basque Health Service, Erandio, Spain; University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain BACKGROUND: Hypoglycaemia […]

Variability in potentially preventable hospitalisations: an observational study of clinical practice patterns of general practitioners and care outcomes in the Basque Country (Spain)

BMJ Open 5:e007360. Osakidetza Basque Health Service, Erandio, Bizkaia, Spain; University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain OBJECTIVES: To explain the variability in the frequency of potentially […]

Outcomes among patients discharged from the emergency department with a diagnosis of peripheral vertigo

Ann Neurol 79:32-41. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronot, ON, Canada; Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the […]

Evaluation of an innovative program to improve outcomes among military beneficiaries with diabetes

Nurs Econ 33:271-280. University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX, USA; Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Bryan, TX, USA Patients with Type 2 Diabetes […]

Health administrative data can be used to define a shared care typology for people with HIV

J Clin Epidemiol 68:1301-1311. Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada; University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Ottawa, ON, Canada; Ottawa […]

Trends in relative survival in patients with a diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in Ontario: a population-based retrospective cohort study

CMAJ Open 3:E208-E216. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Ontario Institute for Cancer Research/Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, […]

Prevalence and costs of chronicity and multimorbidity in the population covered by the Basque public telecare service

An Sist Sanit Navar 36:429-339, Published in Spanish. Centro de Salud Astrabudua, Erandio, Spain BACKGROUND: The public telecare service in the Basque Autonomous Community (betiON) […]

Medication, diagnostic, and cost information as predictors of high-risk patients in need of care management

Am J Manag Care 15:41-48. Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA OBJECTIVE: To contrast the advantages and limitations of using medication, […]

Preventive screening of women who use complementary and alternative medicine providers

J Womens Health 18:1133-1143. Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA BACKGROUND: Many women use […]

Explaining prescription drug use and expenditures using the Adjusted Clinical Groups case-mix system in the population of British Columbia, Canada

Med Care 48:402-408. Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada BACKGROUND: Given […]

Methods of reducing the financial risk of physicians under capitation

Arch Fam Med 8:149-155. Johns Hopkins Center for Hospital Finance and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA. In today’s rapidly changing medical marketplace, managed care plans are […]

Use of well-child visits in high-deductible health plans

Am J Manag Care 16:833-840. Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, […]

Risk adjustment for people with chronic conditions in private sector health plans

Med Decis Making 23:397-405. The MEDSTAT Group, Inc., Washington, DC, USA BACKGROUND: Although the problem of adverse selection into more generous health insurance plans has […]

Ambulatory care practice variation within a Medicaid program

Health Serv Res 30:751-770. Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA STUDY QUESTIONS: What is the […]

Tamoxifen use and osteoporotic fracture risk: a population-based analysis

J Clin Oncol 26:5227-5232. CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada PURPOSE: Although tamoxifen has been shown to increase bone mineral density in clinical trials, it is […]

Patient race/ethnicity and shared medical record use among diabetes patients

Med Care 50:434-440. Center for Vulnerable Populations, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA BACKGROUND: Previous studies have documented racial/ethnic differences in patients’ use of […]

Distribution of primary care expenditure according to sex and age group: a retrospective analysis

Aten Primaria 44:145-152. Published in Spanish. Centre d’Atenció Integral Dos de Maig, Consorci Sanitari Integral, Barcelona, Spain; Dirección de Planificación y Desarrollo Organizativo, Badalona Serveis […]

Ambulatory encounter systems: implications for payment and quality

J Ambul Care Manage 16:33-49. Many key decision makers are looking to AESs solely for purposes of payment. This approach is unfortunate because many systems […]

Identification of pharmacy cost outliers in primary care

Aten Primaria 41:453-459. Published in Spanish. Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud, Zaragoza, España OBJECTIVE: To identify pharmacy cost outlier patients in Primary Care, […]

Impact of deductibles on initiation and continuation of psychotherapy for treatment of depression

Health Serv Res 47:1561-1579. Group Health Research Institute and University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA OBJECTIVE: To estimate the impact of deductibles on the initiation […]

Ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations and emergency visits: experiences of Medicaid patients using federally qualified health centers

Med Care 39:551-561. MDS Associates, Wheaton, MD, USA BACKGROUND: Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) serve as regular sources of preventive and primary care for low-income […]

Health-risk-assessment tools used to predict costs in defined populations

J Healthc Inf Manag 14:31-57. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA With the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 mandating that the Health Care Financing […]

Comparison of risk adjusters for Medicaid-enrolled children with and without chronic health conditions

Ambul Pediatr 1:217-224. Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA OBJECTIVE: Several capitation payment […]

Retrospective application of Adjusted Clinical Groups (ACGs) at a primary care centre

Aten Primaria 37:439-445. Published in Spanish. Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Servicios Asistenciales S.A. Badalona, Barcelona, España OBJECTIVE: To evaluate retrospectively the application of adjusted clinical […]

Using health-related quality of life assessments to evaluate care support within Medicaid

Care Manag J 9:42-50. Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR, USA CareOregon, an Oregon-based not-for-profit Medicaid health plan, successfully piloted a “CareSupport” model […]

Prescription drug coverage, health, and medication acquisition among seniors with one or more chronic conditions

Med Care 42:1056-1065. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15586832. Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. BACKGROUND: The unabated rise in medication costs particularly affects older persons with […]

Primary care utilisation patterns among an urban immigrant population in the Spanish National Health System.

BMC Public Health 11:432. Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Aragón, Zaragoza, Spain BACKGROUND: There is evidence suggesting that the […]

A population-based study of periodontal care among those with and without diabetes

J Periodontol 82:1650-1656. Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA BACKGROUND: Our objectives were to describe the prevalence of periodontal care (a marker of periodontitis) […]

The effect of complementary and alternative medicine claims on risk adjustment

Med Care 44:1078-1084. Department of Nursing, Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA OBJECTIVE: We sought to assess how the inclusion of claims from complementary and […]

Assessment of pharmacological strategies for management of major depressive disorder and their costs after an inadequate response to first-line antidepressant treatment in primary care

Ann Gen Psychiatry 11:22. AstraZeneca Medical Department, Madrid, Spain BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to determine the most common treatment strategies and their […]

More data in health care will enable predictive modeling advances

Manag Care 22:39-41. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA No abstract PMID: 23451538

Is patient satisfaction in primary care dependent on structural and organizational characteristics among providers? Findings based on data from the national patient survey in Sweden

Health Econ Policy Law 8:317-333. Lund University School of Economics and Management, Lund, Sweden In parallel to market-like reforms in Swedish primary care, the gathering […]

Association between metformin use and risk of prostate cancer and its grade 

J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1123-1131. Division of Urology, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Metformin is commonly […]

Inclusion of persons with mental illness in patient-centred medical homes: cross-sectional findings from Ontario, Canada

Open Med 7:e9-e20. Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: In Ontario, Canada, the patient-centred medical home is a […]

Comparative operative outcomes of early and delayed cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a population-based propensity score analysis

Ann Surg 259:10-15. Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center; Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital; and ‡Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, […]

Effects of dementia on postoperative outcomes of older adults with hip fractures: a population-based study

J Am Med Dir Assoc. Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada; Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, […]

Adverse cardiac events in older patients receiving venlafaxine: a population-based study

J Clin Psychiatry 75:e552-e558. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada OBJECTIVE: Venlafaxine is a commonly prescribed antidepressant, but whether its noradrenergic effects impart increased […]

Adjusted Clinical Groups as a risk assessment model for healthcare resource allocation

Rev Med Chil 142:153-160. Published in Spanish. Departamento de Desarrollo Estratégico, Ministerio de Salud. Santiago de Chile BACKGROUND: There is increasing interest in the study […]

Primary health care use from the perspective of gender and morbidity burden

BMC Womens Health 14:145. University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain; Aragon Health Sciences Institute, Zaragoza, Spain BACKGROUND: Sex and gender can interact to contribute to differences […]

Have we left some behind? Trends in socio-economic inequalities in breastfeeding initiation: a population-based epidemiological surveillance study

Can J Public Health 105:e362. Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Winnipeg, MB, Canada OBJECTIVES: Breastfeeding is associated with improved health. Surveillance data show that breastfeeding […]

Comorbidity as a predictor of health services utilization and mortality in patients with diabetes

Gac Sanit 29:10-14. Published in Spanish. Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, España; Dirección General de Planificación y Aseguramiento, Zaragoza, España; Grupo de Investigación en Servicios Sanitarios […]

Patient sharing and quality of care: measuring outcomes of care coordination using claims data

Med Care 53:317-323. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA BACKGROUND: With the goal of improving clinical efficiency and effectiveness, programs to enhance care coordination are […]

Children’s health care use in the Healthy Kids Program

Pediatrics 100:947-953. Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL, USA BACKGROUND: In 1990, the Florida Legislature established the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation to implement […]

Effect of socioeconomic status on hepatocellular carcinoma incidence and stage at diagnosis, a population-based cohort study

Liver Int. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Ontario Institute for Cancer […]

Do pediatric patients who receive care across multiple health systems have higher levels of repeat testing?

Popul Health Manag. Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; University of Minnesota , Minneapolis, MN, USA; Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota , Minneapolis, […]

Are family physicians comprehensively using electronic medical records such that the data can be used for secondary purposes?

A Canadian perspective. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 15:67. Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; University Health […]

Relationship between efficiency and clinical effectiveness indicators in an adjusted model of resource consumption: a cross-sectional study

BMC Health Serv Res 13:421. Institut Universitari d’investigació en Atenció Primària Jordi Gol, Barcelona, Spain BACKGROUND: Adjusted clinical groups (ACG®) have been widely used to […]

Renewing primary care: lessons learned from the Spanish health care system

Health Aff 29:1432-1441. Department of Family Medicine at the Alpert Medical School, Brown University, in Providence, RI, USA From 1978 on, Spain rapidly expanded and […]

Risk adjustment alternatives in paying for behavioral health care under Medicaid

Health Serv Res 36:793-811. UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA OBJECTIVE: To compare the performance of various risk adjustment models in behavioral health […]

The interaction of ethnicity and chronic disease as risk factors for osteoporotic fractures: a comparison in Canadian Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals

Osteoporos Int 17:1358-1368. Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada INTRODUCTION: Efforts to develop global methods for absolute fracture risk prediction are currently […]

The duration of ambulatory visits to physicians

J Fam Pract 48:264-271. Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA BACKGROUND: The objective of our study […]

Factors related to frequent usage of the primary healthcare services in old age: findings from the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care

Health Soc Care Community 17:304-311. Växjö University, School of Social Sciences, Växjö, Sweden People aged 60 or more are the most frequent users of healthcare […]

Health information services technologies

J Ambul Care Manage 19:90-97. ISYS Group, Des Moines, IA, USA Increasing demands for provider profiling have led to the growth of health information services […]

Quantifying morbidities by Adjusted Clinical Group System for a Taiwan population: a nationwide analysis

BMC Health Serv Res 8:153. Department of Medical Affairs and Planning, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC BACKGROUND: The Adjusted Clinical Group (ACG) […]

Case selection for a Medicaid chronic care management program

Health Care Financ Rev 30:61-74. Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA, USA Medicaid agencies are beginning to turn […]

Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Care Groups (ACGs). A case-mix system for UR, QA and capitation adjustment

HMO Pract 6:13-19. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA This paper describes a new ambulatory case-mix system developed at The Johns Hopkins University and known […]

Impact of comorbidities on stroke rehabilitation outcomes: does the method matter?

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1903-1906. Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VA Hospital, Bedford, MA, USA OBJECTIVES: To examine the impact of […]

Pay for performance: an excellent idea that simply needs implementation

Qual Manag Health Care 14:31-44. 3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, CT, USA Pay for performance cannot consist of a one-size-fits-all approach. Variation in quality and […]

Comparative study at 4 health centres of efficiency, measured on the basis of Ambulatory Care Groups

Aten Primaria 38:275-282. Published in Spanish. Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona (Barcelona), España OBJECTIVE: To measure efficiency in the use of resources for the care lists […]

Do Adjusted Clinical Groups eliminate incentives for HMOs to avoid substance abusers? Evidence from the Maryland Medicaid HealthChoice program

J Behav Health Serv Res 30:63-77. UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA, USA The adequacy […]

Cholecystostomy: a bridge to hospital discharge but not delayed cholecystectomy

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:175-179; discussion 179-80. Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Current data on the clinical […]

Primary care safety-net delivery sites in the United States: A comparison of community health centers, hospital outpatient departments, and physicians’ offices

JAMA 284:2077-2083. Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA CONTEXT: The US primary care safety net is […]

Psychiatric illness and subsequent traumatic brain injury: a case control study

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:615-620. Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA OBJECTIVE: To determine whether psychiatric illness is a risk factor for […]

Population-based medical and disease management: an evaluation of cost and quality

Dis Manag 9:45-55. UMHS Medical Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Reports by the Institute of Medicine and the Health Care Financing […]

Regression tree boosting to adjust health care cost predictions for diagnostic mix

Health Serv Res 43:755-772. Healthcare Management and Statistical Consulting, 4303 Stanford Street, Chevy Chase, MD, USA OBJECTIVE: To assess the ability of regression tree boosting […]

The contribution of longitudinal comorbidity measurements to survival analysis

Med Care 47:813-821. Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA BACKGROUND: Many clinical and health services research studies are […]

Income inequities in end-of-life health care spending in British Columbia, Canada: A cross-sectional analysis, 2004-2006

Int J Equity Health 10:12. Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada BACKGROUND: This study aimed to measure […]

Selection bias explains apparent differential mortality between dialysis modalities

Selection bias explains apparent differential mortality between dialysis modalities. J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1534-1542. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada The relative risk of death […]

Measuring data reliability for preventive services in electronic medical records

BMC Health Serv Res 12:116. Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Improvements in the quality of health care […]

Influence of chronic co-morbidity on health costs

Med Clin (Barc) 138:179-180. Published in Spanish. Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Barcelona, Spain Launched in 1943, Medicina Clínica is a fortnightly journal aimed […]

Comparing measures of multimorbidity to predict outcomes in primary care: a cross sectional study

Fam Pract 30:172-178. Academic Unit of Primary Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK BACKGROUND: An increasing proportion of people […]

Productivity and patient satisfaction in primary care — conflicting or compatible goals?

Health Policy 111:157-165. Lund University School of Economics and Management, Lund, Sweden Following recent reforms in Swedish primary care, providers are accountable to both citizens […]

Metformin use and all-cause and prostate cancer-specific mortality among men with diabetes

J Clin Oncol 31:3069-3075. Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health, Toronto, ON, Canada PURPOSE: To evaluate the association between cumulative duration of metformin use after prostate […]

Hospitalizations and emergency department use in Mayo Clinic Biobank participants within the employee and community health medical home

Mayo Clin Proc 88:963-969. Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the participants in the […]

A model based on age, sex, and morbidity to explain variation in UK general practice prescribing: cohort study

BMJ 337:a238. Department of Statistical Science, University College London, London, UK OBJECTIVE: To examine whether patient level morbidity based measure of clinical case mix explains […]

Can gender difference in prescription drug use be explained by gender-related morbidity? A study on a Swedish population during 2006

BMC Public Health 14:329. Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden BACKGROUND: It has been reported […]

Long-term care benefits may reduce end-of-life medical care costs

Popul Health Manag Univita , Natick, MA, USA This study explores whether personal care services for functionally dependent or cognitively impaired individuals paid for by […]

Developing a dashboard to help measure and achieve the triple aim: a population-based cohort study

BMC Health Serv Res 14:363. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Health system planners aim to pursue the three goals of Triple Aim: 1) reduce […]

Performance of the ACG case-mix system in two Canadian provinces.

Med Care 39:86-99. Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada BACKGROUND: While the adjusted clinical group (ACG) system […]

Identifying possible indicators of systematic overuse of health care procedures with claims data

Med Care 52:157-163. Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA BACKGROUND: Health care quality is frequently described with measures representing […]

Evaluating diagnosis-based case-mix measures: how well do they apply to the VA population?

Med Care 39:692-704. Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VAMC, MA, USA BACKGROUND: Diagnosis-based case-mix measures are increasingly used for provider profiling, […]

The association between continuity of care and the overuse of medical procedures

JAMA Intern Med Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Importance: Both the overuse of unnecessary medical procedures and poor continuity of care are thought to […]

Effect of attribution length on the use and cost of health care for a pediatric Medicaid Accountable Care Organization

JAMA Pediatr 170:148-154. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA IMPORTANCE: Little is known about the effect of pediatric accountable care organizations (ACOs) […]

Factors associated with acute care use among nursing home residents dying of cancer: a population-based study

Int J Palliat Nurs 21:349-356. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Little is known about residents of long-term care (LTC) facilities who die of cancer. […]

Predictors of opioid-related death during methadone therapy

J Subst Abuse Treat 57:30-35. University of Toronto, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada; St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; St. […]

The potential for community-based health information exchange systems to reduce hospital readmissions

J Am Med Inform Assoc 22:435-442. Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA BACKGROUND: Hospital readmissions are common, costly, and offer opportunities for utilization […]

Fifty years of pediatric asthma in developed countries: how reliable are the basic data sources?

Pediatr Pulmonol 47:211-219. British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada Given the difficulties in diagnosing, or even defining, asthma in children, claims of a pediatric […]

Application of the Ambulatory Care Groups in the primary care of a European national health care system: does it work?

Med Care 37:238-248. Astrabudúa Health Center, Osakidetza/Basque Health Service, Bizkaia, Spain BACKGROUND: Ambulatory Care Groups (ACGs), a US case mix system that uses the patient […]

Quality assessment: is the focus on providers or on patients?

Int J Qual Health Care 8:231-241. Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Most studies of ambulatory care quality are based on chart […]

Biphasic fracture risk in diabetes: a population-based study

Bone 40:1595-1601. Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada Diabetes is associated with increased fracture rates but the effect size, time course and […]

The comorbidity burden of the treated asthma patient population in British Columbia

Chronic Dis Can 30:46-55. University of British Columbia, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada To date there has been little investigation of the prevalence […]

Nonparticipation in a population-based trial to increase colorectal cancer screening

Am J Prev Med 42:390-397. Group Health Permanente, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA, USA BACKGROUND: Many trials have tested different strategies to increase […]

Institutionalization following incident non-traumatic fractures in community-dwelling men and women

Osteoporos Int 23:2381-2386. Division of General Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada Institutionalization after hip fracture occurs in at least 30% of […]

Methods for analyzing health care utilization and costs

Annu Rev Public Health 20:125-144. Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Important questions about health care are often addressed by studying health […]

Mortality rates after incident non-traumatic fractures in older men and women.

Osteoporos Int 22:2439-2448. Division of General Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada Non-traumatic fractures at typical osteoporotic sites are associated with increased […]

Comorbidity patterns in patients with chronic diseases in general practice

PLoS One 7:e32141. Multiprofessional Education Unit for Family and Community Care (Southwest), Madrid, Spain INTRODUCTION: Healthcare management is oriented toward single diseases, yet multimorbidity is […]

Primary care physician compensation method in medical groups: does it influence the use and cost of health services for enrollees in managed care organizations?

JAMA 279:853-858. Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA CONTEXT: Growth of at-risk managed care contracts between health plans and medical groups […]

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