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  1. Fulltext. The utility of HMO data for the surveillance of chronic diseases.

    Article - En anglais

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    In an area served by a single medical center that operates as both health maintenance organization (HMO) and fee-for-service clinic, we reviewed existing computerized medical records to determine the prevalence of 11 diseases.

    Standardized medical care utilization prevalence ratios, comparing the annual prevalences in two groups, varied from 1.38 for rheumatoid arthritis to 0.60 for liver cirrhosis.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Maladie, Chronique, Surveillance sanitaire, Homme, Dossier médical, Base donnée, Organisation santé, Etats Unis, Epidémiologie, Source information, Validité, HMO, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Disease, Chronic, Sanitary surveillance, Human, Medical record, Database, Public health organization, United States, Epidemiology, Information source, Validity, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0491356

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199501.