Comprehension and Choice of a Consumer-Directed Health Plan: An Experimental StudyJune 7th 2008
This study highlights the difficulty many consumers have in understanding comparative plan information. It also suggests that presentation strategies may help consumers understand choices better.
The Value of Ambulatory Care Measures: A Review of Clinical and Financial Impact from an Employer/Payer PerspectiveJune 7th 2008
This review suggests that only a few primary care quality measures, which usually are not found in claims data, have significant clinical and financial impact.
Pharmacotherapy After Myocardial Infarction: Disease Management Versus Usual CareJune 7th 2008
This retrospective study found no benefit of a disease management program compared with usual care on utilization of secondary prevention pharmacotherapies in postmyocardial infarction patients.