Use of Home Hemoglobin A1c Test Kits to Monitor the Effectiveness of Diabetes Care

Authors: Rector, Thomas S.; Venus, Patricia J.; Thayer, Susan R.

Source: Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Volume 27, Number 5, May 2001 , pp. 265-277(13)

Publisher: Joint Commission Resources

Buy & download fulltext article:

OR

Price: $20.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

Checking the level of glycemic control with quarterly HbA1c levels is one recommended way to accomplish improved glycemic control. This report examines the responses of a health plan’s members to a mailed HbA1c self-test.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: May 1, 2001

More about this publication?
  • Published monthly, The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to providing health professionals with the information they need to promote the quality and safety of health care. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety invites original manuscripts on the development, adaptation, and/or implementation of innovative thinking, strategies, and practices in improving quality and safety in health care. Case studies, program or project reports, reports of new methodologies or new applications of methodologies, research studies on the effectiveness of improvement interventions, and commentaries on issues and practices are all considered.

    Also known as Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement and Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Reprints and Permissions
  • Index
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content

Text size:

A | A | A | A
Share this item with others: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages. print icon Print this page