Improvements in diabetic care as measured by HbA1c after a physician education project.

@article{Deichmann1999ImprovementsID,
  title={Improvements in diabetic care as measured by HbA1c after a physician education project.},
  author={R E Deichmann and E Castello and Ronald L Horswell and Karen E Friday},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1999},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={1612-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the quality of diabetic care as indicated by HbA1c testing frequency and HbA1c values and to demonstrate improvement in care after an appropriate quality improvement intervention. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The quality improvement project used computerized claims and laboratory data relating to HbA1c testing among the private practices of nine physicians caring for diabetic Medicare patients. Nine indicators evaluated three main areas: HbA1c testing frequency, HbA1c… CONTINUE READING

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