The association between improved quality diabetes indicators, health outcomes and costs: towards constructing a “business case” for quality of diabetes care - a time series study

@inproceedings{WilfMiron2014TheAB,
  title={The association between improved quality diabetes indicators, health outcomes and costs: towards constructing a “business case” for quality of diabetes care - a time series study},
  author={Rachel Wilf-Miron and Arkady Bolotin and Nesia Gordon and Avi Porath and R. O. N. Peled},
  booktitle={BMC endocrine disorders},
  year={2014}
}
BackgroundIn primary health care systems where member’s turnover is relatively low, the question, whether investment in quality of care improvement can make a business case, or is cost effective, has not been fully answered.The objectives of this study were: (1) to investigate the relationship between improvement in selected measures of diabetes (type 2) care and patients’ health outcomes; and (2) to estimate the association between improvement in performance and direct medical costs.MethodsA… CONTINUE READING
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