Exposure to potentially harmful drug-disease interactions in older community-dwelling veterans based on the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set quality measure: who is at risk?

@article{Pugh2011ExposureTP,
  title={Exposure to potentially harmful drug-disease interactions in older community-dwelling veterans based on the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set quality measure: who is at risk?},
  author={Mary Jo Pugh and Catherine I Starner and Megan E. Amuan and Dan R Berlowitz and Monica S Horton and Zachary A. Marcum and Joseph T. Hanlon},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={1673-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify prevalence and risk factors for exposure to drug-disease interactions included in the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) Drug-Disease Interaction (Rx-DIS) measure. DESIGN Cross-sectional retrospective database analysis. SETTING Outpatient clinics within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). PARTICIPANTS Individuals aged 65 and older who received VA outpatient care between October 1, 2003, and September 30, 2006. MEASUREMENTS Rx-DIS… CONTINUE READING