June 2018

Satisfaction With Care After Reducing Opioids for Chronic Pain

June 08, 2018


There is no significant association between unfavorable patient satisfaction and opioid reductions for chronic pain, but encounters with unestablished providers may slightly impair satisfaction when reducing opioids.

Identifying Children at Risk of Asthma Exacerbations: Beyond HEDIS

June 07, 2018


Analysis of insurance claims reveals that criteria other than the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) persistent asthma definition can identify more at-risk patients with reasonable loss of specificity.