The Method for Performance Measurement Matters: Diabetes Care Quality as Measured by Administrative Claims and Institutional Registry

Rozalina McCoy, Sidna M. Tulledge-Scheitel, James M Naessens, Amy E. Glasgow, Robert J. Stroebel, Sarah J. Crane, Kari S. Bunkers, Nilay D Shah

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Objectives: Performance measurement is used by health care providers, payers, and patients. Historically accomplished using administrative data, registries are used increasingly to track and improve care. We assess how measured diabetes care quality differs when calculated using claims versus registry. Data Sources/Study Setting: Cross-sectional analysis of administrative claims and electronic health records (EHRs) of patients in a multispecialty integrated health system in 2012 (n = 368,883). Study Design: We calculated percent of patients attaining glycohemoglobin

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalHealth Services Research
StateAccepted/In press - 2016



  • Performance measures
  • Population health
  • Quality improvement
  • Registry

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  • Health Policy

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