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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Projecting Impact on Disease Progression

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  • We rely on benchmark clinical trials to project the impact of process improvements on disease progression
    • Clinical studies have shown that improved blood sugar control reduces the progression of certain types of kidney disease
    • This is reflected in a decreased chance of a patient progressing to a more serious condition

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