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Data Bulletin No. 30
Supplementary Table 1

Medicare Outpatient Visits to Physicians in Practices with IT Support for Specific Patient Care Functions in 2001, by Patient Age and Medicare Eligibility


 
Access Treatment Guidelines
Exchange Clinical Data with Other Physicians Access Patient Notes Generate Preventive Care Reminders Electronic Prescribing
Patient Age          
   <65
51%
35%
34%*
21%*
9%
   65-741
50
34
30
24
9
   75-84
49
33
29
24
9
   85+
46*
32
26*
23
8
Medicare Eligibility          
   65+, no ESRD1,2
49
33
29
24
9
   Disabled, no ESRD
49
33
33*
20*
10
   ESRD
64*
48*
48*
17*
4*
1 Reference group.

2 ESRD: End-stage renal disease.

* Comparison with reference group is statistically significant at p <.05.

Source: Linked data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 2001 5 Percent Carrier File and 2001 CTS Physician Survey



 

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