Cynthia G Wark

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BACKGROUND Peptic ulcer disease has well-defined causes, with most cases related to Helicobacter pylori infection and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use. OBJECTIVES To report performance rates on measures of care related to peptic ulcer disease in hospitalized Medicare patients and to identify improvement opportunities. METHODS Retrospective study(More)
A multistate quality improvement project conducted to improve the care of hospitalized Medicare patients with peptic ulcer disease is described. This randomized control study design compared the effectiveness of two intervention strategies (mailed information vs. on-site presentations with feedback) in stimulating hospitals to conduct diagnostic journeys to(More)
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