Chronic diseases

The impact of a patient's concordant and discordant chronic conditions on diabetes care quality measures

The impact of a patient's concordant and discordant chronic conditions on diabetes care quality measures

Dr. Elizabeth Magnan et al. sought to determine the impact of the number of concordant and discordant chronic conditions on diabetes care quality. Using EHR data, authors found that a higher number of concordant conditions were associated with higher odds of achieving testing and control goals for all outcomes except blood pressure control. Having more concordant conditions makes diabetes care goal achievement more likely.

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