Claire Merinar

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The association between bisphosphonate adherence in the first 12 months after therapy initiation and subsequent fracture risk was examined. Patients were identified from a large, commercially-insured population with integrated pharmacy and medical claims. Eligible patients were aged ≥45 years, were new to osteoporosis therapy (no osteoporosis medication(More)
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is a common condition and the economic burden of osteoporosis-related fractures is significant. While studies have reported the incremental or attributable costs of osteoporosis-related fracture, data on the economic impact of osteoporosis-related fractures in commercial health plan populations are limited. OBJECTIVE To estimate(More)
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