Objective To assess the hypothesis that postoperative survival exhibits heterogeneity associated with the timing of quality metrics.
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Objectives To examine the association of echocardiography utilization management (EUM) program with downstream cardiac imaging utilization.
Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of a telephonic medication therapy management (MTM) service on reducing hospitalizations among home health patients.
Objective To examine the relationship between community factors and hospital readmission rates.
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Objective To provide the first nationally based information on physician practice involvement in ACOs.
Objective To develop and test incident drug user designs for assessing cost savings from statin use in diabetics.
Objective To report 5 years of adverse events (AEs) identified using an enhanced Global Trigger Tool (GTT) in a large health care system.
Objective To examine racial/ethnic disparities in quality of schizophrenia care and assess the size of observed disparities across states and over time.
Objective The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) increases Medicaid physician fees for preventive care up to Medicare rates for 2013 and 2014.
Objective To compare the probability of experiencing a potentially preventable hospitalization (PPH) between older dual eligible Medicaid home and community-based service (HCBS) users and nursing home residents.
Objective To examine the association between hospital, patient, and local health system characteristics and the likelihood, prevalence, and duration of observation care among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries.