Participating Faculty: Opportunities for Improving Attainment of Quality Measures in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Published Online: January 25, 2014
This supplement to The American Journal of Managed Care reports the results of 2 studies evaluating quality measure attainment in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The first study evaluates the potential financial implications of quality measure attainment in patients with T2DM. The second study reports a post hoc analysis of a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the quality measure attainment of patients treated with either canagliflozin 300 mg/day or sitagliptin 100 mg/day in addition to metformin and sulfonylurea. Although further research is necessary, these results may help managed care organizations evaluate the value of improving quality measures associated with T2DM.
This supplement was supported by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The contents of this supplement represent the work of the authors.

The contents of this supplement may include information regarding the use of products that may be inconsistent with, or outside of, the approved labeling for these products in the United States. Physicians should note that the use of these products outside current approved labeling is considered experimental and are advised to consult prescribing information for these products.

Faculty



Robert A. Bailey, MD
Director
Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC
Raritan, New Jersey


Lawrence Blonde, MD
Director
Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Research Unit
Department of Endocrinology
Ochsner Medical Center
New Orleans, Louisiana


C. V. Damaraju, PhD
Director
Medical Affairs, Biostatistics
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Raritan, New Jersey


Mei Sheng Duh, MPH, ScD
Managing Principal
Analysis Group, Inc
Boston, Massachusetts


Lawrence Garber, MD
Medical Director for Informatics
Reliant Medical Group
Worcester, Massachusetts


Jonathan Gravel, MSc
Economist
Groupe d’Analyse, Ltée
Analysis Group, Inc
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Amanda M. Grittner, MA
Economist
Groupe d’Analyse, Ltée
Analysis Group, Inc
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Marie-Hélène Lafeuille, MA
Senior Economist
Groupe d’Analyse, Ltée
Analysis Group, Inc
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Patrick Lefebvre, MA
Vice President
Groupe d’Analyse, Ltée
Analysis Group, Inc
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Silas C. Martin, MS
Director
Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC
Raritan, New Jersey


Gary E. Meininger, MD
Vice President, Franchise Medical Leader
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Raritan, New Jersey


Marcia F. T. Rupnow, PhD
Senior Director
Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC
Raritan, New Jersey


Faculty Disclosures

These faculty report relationships with the following organizations:


Robert A. Bailey, MD
Employment: Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC (a Johnson & Johnson company)
Stock ownership: Johnson & Johnson


Lawrence Blonde, MD
Grant/research support: Eli Lilly and Company; Novo Nordisk; Sanofi
Consultant: Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Eisai; GlaxoSmithKline; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Merck & Co, Inc; Novo Nordisk; Pfizer; Sanofi; Santarus
Lecture fees: Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Bristol-Myers Squibb/AstraZeneca; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc;Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute, LLC; Merck & Co, Inc; Novo Nordisk; Sanofi; Santarus; , Inc


C. V. Damaraju, PhD
Employment/stock ownership: Janssen Research & Development, LLC


Mei Sheng Duh, MPH, ScD
Employment: Analysis Group, Inc (recipient of grants from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc)


Jonathan Gravel, MSc
Employment: Analysis Group, Inc (recipient of grants from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc)


Amanda M. Grittner, MA
Employment: Analysis Group, Inc (recipient of grants from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc)


Marie-Hélène Lafeuille, MA
Employment: Analysis Group, Inc (recipient of grants from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc)


Patrick Lefebvre, MA
Employment: Analysis Group, Inc (recipient of grants from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc)


Silas C. Martin, MS
Employment: Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC (a Johnson & Johnson company)
Stock ownership: Johnson & Johnson


Gary E. Meininger, MD
Employment: Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Stock ownership: Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co, Inc


Marcia F. T. Rupnow, PhD
Employment and meeting/conference attendance: Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC (a Johnson & Johnson company)
Stock ownership: Johnson & Johnson

 
Lawrence Garber, MD, reports no relationship or financial interest with any entity that would pose a conflict of interest with the subject matter of this supplement.


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