Potentially avoidable hospitalizations for COPD and pneumonia: The role of physician and practice characteristics Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hospitalization
  • Medicare
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Quality of Health Care

abstract

  • Given that physicians who report limited access to ancillary services and high Medicaid case volume have patients who experience higher rates of admission for COPD and pneumonia, additional resources and quality improvement interventions targeting these providers should be priorities.

publication date

  • June 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3180408df8

PubMed ID

  • 17515784

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 562

end page

  • 70

volume

  • 45

number

  • 6