Measuring physician adherence with gout quality indicators: a role for natural language processing.

@article{Kerr2015MeasuringPA,
  title={Measuring physician adherence with gout quality indicators: a role for natural language processing.},
  author={Gail S. Kerr and J. Steuart Richards and Carl A. Nunziato and Olga V Patterson and Scott L. DuVall and Mireille Priale Aujero and David D. Maron and Richard L. Amdur},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2015},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={273-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate physician adherence with gout quality indicators (QIs) for medication use and monitoring, and behavioral modification (BM). METHODS Gout patients were assessed for the QIs as follows: QI 1: initial allopurinol dosage <300 mg/day for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD); QI 2: uric acid within 6 months of allopurinol start; and… CONTINUE READING