Clinical action measures improve the reliability of feedback on quality of care in diabetes centres: a retrospective cohort study.

Last updated on 9-1-2019 by Kris Doggen

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Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Assessment of quality of care using classical threshold measures (TM) is open to debate. Measures that take into account the clinician’s actions and the longitudinal nature of chronic care are more reliable, although their major limitation is that they require more sophisticated electronic health records. We created a clinical action measure (CAM) for the control of LDL and non-HDL cholesterol from low-complexity data, and investigated how quality of care in individual diabetes centres based on the CAM is related to that based on the classical TM. METHODS: Data was used from …

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