Effect of rheumatologist education on systematic measurements and treatment decisions in rheumatoid arthritis: the metrix study.

OBJECTIVE To determine whether an educational intervention could result in changes in physicians' practice behavior. METHODS Twenty rheumatologists performed a prospective chart audit of 50 consecutive patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and again after 6 months. Ten were randomized to the educational intervention: monthly Web-based conferences on the… CONTINUE READING