Posted by ImproveCareNow on March 01, 2016
Dotson J, Cho M, Bricker J, Kappelman M, Chisolm D, Tomer G, Crandall W (2016). Race Differences in Initial Presentation, Early Treatment, and 1-year Outcomes of Pediatric Crohn's Disease: Results from the ImproveCareNow Network. BMJ Quality Improvement Reports 5, pg. 1-5
Racially disparate care has been shown to contribute to suboptimal healthcare outcomes for minorities in some settings. Using data from the ImproveCareNow (ICN) network, we sought to investigate differences in the medical management and outcomes of pediatric patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) at a time of diagnosis and 1-year post-diagnosis.