Glycemic and lipid control among patients with diabetes at six U.S. public hospitals
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Volume 19, Issue 4
Diabetes Mellitus--blood; Diabetes Mellitus--therapy; Hospitals, Public--statistics & numerical data; Lipids--blood; Poverty--statistics & numerical data; Disparities
Public hospital systems share a mission to provide access to healthcare regardless of ability to pay. While public hospital systems care for large numbers of socioeconomically vulnerable and ethnically diverse populations who have diabetes, little is known about the quality of diabetes care provided in these sites.
Chew, L.D., Schillinger, D., Maynard, C., Lessler, D.S., Brunt, M.J. et al. (2008). Glycemic and lipid control among patients with diabetes at six U.S. public hospitals. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 19(4), 1060-1075.