October 2013

The Mis-Measure of Physician Performance

October 22, 2013

COMMENTARY

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

CLINICAL

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.