Assessment of the clinical management of fragility fractures and implications for the new HEDIS osteoporosis measure.

@article{Foley2007AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the clinical management of fragility fractures and implications for the new HEDIS osteoporosis measure.},
  author={Kathleen A. Foley and Shonda A. Foster and Eric S. Meadows and O. Baser and Stacey R. Long},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={
          902-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Rates of screening for and treatment of osteoporosis have been low, even among those with fractures who are at greatest risk for new fractures. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to examine trends in the clinical management of patients with fragility fractures to provide baseline data for future assessments of the impact of the new Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measure. RESEARCH DESIGN The MarketScan Medicare Supplemental and Coordination of… CONTINUE READING
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