Measuring the effectiveness of a collaborative for quality improvement in pediatric asthma care: does implementing the chronic care model improve processes and outcomes of care?

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OBJECTIVE To examine whether a collaborative to improve pediatric asthma care positively influenced processes and outcomes of that care. METHODS Medical record abstractions and patient/parent interviews were used to make pre- and postintervention comparisons of patients at 9 sites that participated in the evaluation of a Breakthrough Series (BTS… (More)

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@article{MangioneSmith2005MeasuringTE, title={Measuring the effectiveness of a collaborative for quality improvement in pediatric asthma care: does implementing the chronic care model improve processes and outcomes of care?}, author={Rita M Mangione-Smith and Matthias Schonlau and Kitty S Chan and Joan W Keesey and Mayde R Rosen and Thomas A. Louis and Emmett B. Keeler}, journal={Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association}, year={2005}, volume={5 2}, pages={75-82} }