Point-of-Care Hemoglobin A1c Testing: A Budget Impact Analysis.

  title={Point-of-Care Hemoglobin A1c Testing: A Budget Impact Analysis.},
  author={Annika Nitra Nadine Chadee and Gordon Blackhouse and Ron Goeree},
  journal={Ontario health technology assessment series},
  volume={14 9},
BACKGROUND The increasing prevalence of diabetes in Ontario means that there will be growing demand for hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) testing to monitor glycemic control as part of managing this chronic disease. Testing HbA1c where patients receive their diabetes care may improve system efficiency if the results from point-of-care HbA1c testing are comparable to… CONTINUE READING