Does the implementation of a care pathway for patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis lead to fewer diagnostic imaging and referrals by general practitioners? A pre-post-implementation study of claims data

Esther H. A. van den Bogaart*, Marielle E. A. L. Kroese, Marieke D. Spreeuwenberg, Ramon P. G. Ottenheijm, Patrick Deckers, Dirk Ruwaard

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Original languageEnglish
Article number154
Number of pages12
JournalBMC Family Practice
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Nov 2019

Keywords

  • Care pathway
  • Stepped care
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Diagnostic requests
  • Referrals
  • GP
  • Claims data
  • CLINICAL-PRACTICE GUIDELINES
  • CONSULTATION LENGTH
  • OLDER-ADULTS
  • HEALTH
  • PAIN
  • RECOMMENDATIONS
  • MANAGEMENT
  • ARTHROPLASTY
  • OBESITY
  • IMPACT

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