October 2013

The Mis-Measure of Physician Performance

October 22, 2013


We discuss our concerns about tying physician performance to CG-CAHPS scores and suggest an alternative approach to facilitate translation of service excellence into clinical practice.

Dispensing Channel and Medication Adherence: Evidence Across 3 Therapy Classes

October 22, 2013


Findings indicate that patients using mail order pharmacies had significantly better adherence to antidiabetics, antihypertensives, and antihyperlipidemics than patients who used the retail dispensing channel.