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March 23, 2011
The FORE Fracture Risk Calculator provided rapid assessment of population hip fracture risk with some underestimation compared with observed hip fracture probabilities.
Patients with atrial fibrillation receiving routine medical care within a large managed care organization were found to have suboptimal anticoagulation control.
March 22, 2011
Enrollment in high-deductible health plans is associated with reduced spending on healthcare and with moderate reductions in the use of preventive care.
This study investigates the potential impact of new medical loss ratio regulation on the individual market for health insurance in the United States.
An interactive voice response system is as effective as nurse phone calls for ensuring that patients attend appointments and are adequately prepared for endoscopy examinations.
March 17, 2011
When aggregated data regarding health outcomes are shared, a clearer picture emerges of provider performance baselines and improvements with which payment models can be developed.
An Internet-based telehealth intervention for elderly heart failure patients found no discernible incremental impact on morbidity or mortality compared with case management alone.
March 16, 2011
Health information technology can enhance physicians' ability to provide high-quality care, suggesting that physicians should use it more extensively in their practices.
Initiation of fluticasone propionate–salmeterol after a COPD-related hospitalization or ED visit decreased the risk of a recurrent event and reduced COPD-related medical costs.