Healthcare Utlization

Reduced emergency room and hospital utilization in persons with multiple chronic conditions and disability receiving home-based primary care

Andrew Schamess, MD, Randi Foraker, Matthew Kretovics, MPH, Kelli Barnes, PharmD, BCACP, Stuart Beatty, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, Seuli Bose-Brill, MD, Neeraj Tayal, MD Disability and Health Journal April 2017, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 326–333 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.10.004 Background Persons with multiple chronic conditions and disability face access barriers to office-based primary care and have very high rates of emergency department (ED) use and […]

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Collaborative design of a health care experience survey for persons with disability

Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, Holly Matulewicz, MA, Sarah A. Marsella, MSc, Kimberley S. Warsett, MSW, Dennis Heaphy, MPH, EdM, MDiv, Karen Donelan, ScD, EdM Disability and Health Journal, April 2017, p231–239 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.12.022   Background When assessing results of health care delivery system reforms targeting persons with disability, quality metrics must reflect the experiences and perspectives of this population. […]

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