Physician nonadherence with a hepatitis C screening program.

@article{Southern2014PhysicianNW,
  title={Physician nonadherence with a hepatitis C screening program.},
  author={William N. Southern and Mari-Lynn Drainoni and B. Douglas Smith and Elisa A. Koppelman and M D Mckee and Cindy L. Christiansen and Allen L. Gifford and Cindy M. Weinbaum and Alain H. Litwin},
  journal={Quality management in health care},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          1-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Testing for patients at risk for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is recommended, but it is unclear whether providers adhere to testing guidelines. We aimed to measure adherence to an HCV screening protocol during a multifaceted continuous intervention. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Prospective cohort design to examine the associations between patient-level, physician-level, and visit-level characteristics and adherence to an HCV screening protocol. Study participants included all patients… CONTINUE READING
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