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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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  • Study Period: 04/2004-12/2006
  • Study Population
    • Active KPNC members who continuously enrolled during the study period
    • 18 years and older as of 04/01/2004
    • In diabetes registry as of 1st quarter of 2004
    • Members in 5 medical centers where KPHC implemented before 07/2006 during the study period
    • In teams which existed all the time during the study period
    • With at least one LDL measurement in pre-HIT period and one in post-HIT period
  • Predictor Measures: Presence of HIT (HealthConnect)
  • Model: Mixed model with random effects at PCP and Patient level, adjusted for patient age, gender, race/ethnicity, neighborhood SES, time of measurement and Medical centers

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