Does quality of care for cardiovascular disease and diabetes differ by gender for enrollees in managed care plans?

@article{Bird2007DoesQO,
  title={Does quality of care for cardiovascular disease and diabetes differ by gender for enrollees in managed care plans?},
  author={Chloe E. Bird and Allen M Fremont and Arlene S Bierman and Steve L Wickstrom and Mona Janak Shah and Thomas Rector and Thomas Horstman and Jos{\'e} J. Escarce},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={131-8}
}
PURPOSE To assess gender differences in the quality of care for cardiovascular disease and diabetes for enrollees in managed care plans. METHODS We obtained data from 10 commercial and 9 Medicare plans and calculated performance on 6 Health Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures of quality of care (beta-blocker use after myocardial infarction [MI], low-density lipoprotein cholesterol [LDL-C] check after a cardiac event, and in diabetics, whether glycosylated hemoglobin [HgbA1c… CONTINUE READING