Epidemiology and Health Services Research: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Session Type: ACR Abstract Submissions
Sunday, November 6, 2011: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Hall F2 - Poster Hall (McCormick Place West)
Papers:
Risk Factors for Positive Rheumatoid Factor Among 31,207 People without Rheumatologic Disorders
Hiromichi Tamaki1, Yuji Nishizaki2, Ken-ichi Yamaguchi3, Toshiko Kawakita4, Mitsumasa Kishimoto4 and Masato Okada5, 1University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, 2Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan, 3St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, 4St Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, 5St. Luke's International Hosptal, Tokyo, Japan
The Association Between Rheumatoid Factor and Predisposing Factors for Atherogenesis in First-Degree Relatives without Rheumatoid Arthritis:  Studies of the Etiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Jan M. Hughes-Austin1, Kevin D. Deane2, Lezlie A. Derber3, Gary O. Zerbe1, Dana M. Dabelea1, Robert H. Eckel4, Jeremy Sokolove5, William H. Robinson6, V. Michael Holers7 and Jill M. Norris1, 1Colorado School of Public Health / University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, 2University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, 3University of Colorado AMC, Aurora, CO, 4Aurora, CO, 5Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 6Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 7Univ of Colorado School of Med, Aurora, CO
Exposure to Ultraviolet Light and Risk of Developing Rheumatoid Arthritis Among Women in the Nurses' Health Study
Elizabeth V. Arkema1, Kimberly Bertrand1, Francine Laden1, Abrar A. Qureshi2, Elizabeth W. Karlson2 and Karen H. Costenbader2, 1Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Is Sunlight Exposure and Vitamin D Intake Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Nicole C. Wright1, Brian T. Walitt2, Jeffery R. Curtis1, Mary Pettinger3, Christine G. Parks4, Anneclaire J. De Roos3, Jean Wactawksi-Wende5, Rachel Mackey6, Rebecca D. Jackson7, Michal L. Melamed8 and Barbara V. Howard9, 1University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, 3Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, WA, 4NIH/NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, 5University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 6University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 7Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 8Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 9Medstar Research Institute, Washington, DC
Prevalence and Incidence of Rheumatoid Arthritis in South Korea
Yoon-Kyoung Sung1, Soo-Kyung Cho1, Chan-Bum Choi1, Jae Hoon Kim2, Jin Ju Kim2, Joo-Hyun Lee2, Young Bin Joo2 and Sang-Cheol Bae1, 1Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Clinical Research Center for Rheumatoid Arthritis (CRCRA), Seoul, South Korea, 2Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Seoul, South Korea
Postpartum and the Risk of Developing Rheumatoid Arthritis; Results From the Swedish EIRA Study
Camilla Bengtsson1, Cecilia Orellana1, Marie Holmqvist2, Anita Berglund1, Sara Wedrén3, Lars Klareskog3 and Lars Alfredsson1, 1Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2Clinical epidemiology unit, Dept of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 3Rheumatology unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Predictors for Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis Are Affected by Remission Definition
Cheryl CM Barnabe1, Joanne Homik2, Susan G. Barr1, Walter P. Maksymowych2 and Liam Martin1, 1University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, 2University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
Expectations of Treatment Goals and Goal-Setting Practices in People with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Vibeke Strand, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Peter Taylor, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, London, United Kingdom, Tom Sensky, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, Nik Harta, Opinion Matters, London, United Kingdom and Scott Fleming, UCB, Slough, United Kingdom
Understanding What Motivates Patients with RA to Escalate Their Care
Liana Fraenkel, Yale University School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare Systems, New Haven, CT, Meaghan Cunningham, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT and Paul Falzer, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, New Haven, CT
Factors Associated with Work Status and Missed Work Days in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Leslie R. Harrold1, Mary A. Cifaldi2, Ying Shan1, George Reed1, Katherine C. Saunders3, Joel M. Kremer4 and Jeffrey D. Greenberg5, 1UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA, 2Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL, 3CORRONA, Inc., Southborough, MA, 4Albany Medical College and The Center for Rheumatology, Albany, NY, 5New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Do Patients with Elderly-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis Have Severe Functional Disability?
Soo-Kyung Cho1, Yoon-Kyoung Sung1, So-Yeon Park1, Jeeseon Shim2, Chan-Bum Choi3, Hoon-Suk Cha4, Jung-Yoon Choe5, Won-Tae Chung6, Seung-Jae Hong7, Jae Bum Jun8, Tae-Hwan Kim9, Tae-Jong Kim10, Eun-Mi Koh4, Jisoo Lee11, Shin-Seok Lee10, Sung Won Lee6, Wan-sik Uhm8, Dae-Hyun Yoo9, Bo Young Yoon12, Sang-Cheol Bae1 and KORONA investigators13, 1Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Clinical Research Center for Rheumatoid Arthritis (CRCRA), Seoul, South Korea, 2Clinical Research Center for Rheumatoid Arthritis (CRCRA), Seoul, South Korea, 3Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Disease, Clinical Research Center for Rheumatoid Arthritis (CRCRA), Seoul, South Korea, 4Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea, 5Catholic university of Daegu, School of mediine, Daegu, South Korea, 6Dong-A University Hospital, Busan, South Korea, 7Kyung Hee University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, 8Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Disease, Seoul, South Korea, 9Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Seoul, South Korea, 10Chonnam National University Medical School and Hospital, Gwangju, South Korea, 11Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, 12Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, Goyang, South Korea, 13Seoul
An Increase of Disease-Related Knowledge Improves Adherence to Tight Control
Sofie H.M. Manders1, Laura T.C. van Hulst1, Piet LCM Van Riel1, Liana Fraenkel2 and Wietske Kievit1, 1Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2Yale University School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare Systems, New Haven, CT
Does the Hispanic Paradox Apply to Mexican Americans with Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Antonio E. Mancera1, Inmaculada Del Rincon2, Daniel F. Battafarano3, Jose Felix Restrepo4 and Agustin Escalante2, 1Univ of Texas HSC San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, 3Brooke Army Medical Ctr, San Antonio, TX, 4University of Texas. Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Subgroup Analyses of a Novel Baseline Biomarker of Acute-Phase Serum Amyloid A (A-SAA) and Serum Interleukin–2 Receptor Alpha (sIL-2Ra) That Predicted Long-Term (18 to 35 yrs) Mortality in a Cohort of Incident Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Non-RA
Alfonse T. Masi1, Jean C. Aldag1 and Jean D. Sipe2, 1University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL, 2Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Subsequent-Line Biologic Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs After Switching From First-Line Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Agents
Stephen Johnston1, Adam Turpcu2, Nianwen Shi1, Dalia Moawad2 and Kimberly Alexander3, 1Thomson Reuters, Washington, DC, 2Genentech, South San Francisco, CA, 3Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CA
Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction Associated with Arthritis: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies
Orit Schieir, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Cedomir Tosevski, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, ON and E. M. Badley, Health Care and Outcomes Research, Toronto Western Research Institute; Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
A Possible Source of Error in the Method of Cancer Risk Estimation in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Hasan Yazici1, Koray Tascilar1, Yusuf Yazici2, Gulay Kiroglu3, Levent Duransoy3 and Aydin Erar3, 1Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey, 2Division of Rheumatology, New York University School of Medicine and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, 3Mimar Sinan University School of Science and Letters, Istanbul, Turkey
Cancer Screening Rates in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: No Different Than the General Population
Seo Young Kim1, Sebastian Schneeweiss2, Jessica E. Meyers1, Jun Liu1 and Daniel Hal Solomon3, 1Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA
Biological Agents in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Risk of Malignancy – Results From the Nation-Wide Cohort Study in Japan
Masayoshi Harigai1, Toshihiro Nanki1, Ryuji Koike1, Michi Tanaka1, Kaori Watanabe1, Yukiko Komano1, Ryoko Sakai1, Hayato Yamazaki1, Takao Koike2, Nobuyuki Miyasaka1 and SECURE study investigators group, 1Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan, 2Sapporo Medical Center NTT EC, Sapporo, Japan
Prophylactic Therapy for Latent Tuberculosis Prior to Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Decision Analysis
Glen S. Hazlewood1, David Naimark1, Michael Gardam1, Vivian Bykerk2 and Claire Bombardier3, 1University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 2Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Institute for Work & Health, Toronto, ON
Primary Care Physicians’ Attitudes towards Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis: Room for Improvement
Daniel H. Solomon, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, Katie Garneau, Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA and Maura D. Iversen, Northeastern University, Department of Physical Therapy and Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Nudging Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis towards Accepting ACR Recommendations
Liana Fraenkel, Yale University School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare Systems, New Haven, CT, Ellen Peters, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and Valerie Reyna, Cornell University, Ithica, NY
An Analysis of the Use of Lipid Lowering Agents in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Population Based Cohort Study
Bharath Manu Akkara Veetil, Eric L. Matteson, Sherine E. Gabriel and Cynthia S. Crowson, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Quality of Care for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoporosis: Results From the U.S. Medicare Physician Quality Reporting Program
Jeffrey R. Curtis1, Pradeep Sharma2, Tarun Arora3, Aseem Bharat3, Michael Morrisey, Kenneth G. Saag3, Itara Barnes5 and Elizabeth S. Delzell3, 1Univ of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2University of Alabama at Birmingham, 3University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 4American College of Rheumatology, Atlanta, GA
DMARD Underuse in the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey: Evidence for Socioeconomic Disparities
Daniel H. Solomon1, John Z. Ayanian2, Bing Lu1, M. Alan Brookhart3, Sebastian Schneeweiss4, Tamara Shaykevich5 and Jeffrey N. Katz5, 1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, 3University of North Carolina, 4Harvard University, Boston, MA, 5Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA
Patients Whose Global Estimates Are Higher Than Their Physician’s Global Estimates Are More Likely to Be Female, Have Fewer Years of Formal Education, and Higher RAPID3 (Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data) Scores
Isabel Castrejón1, Yusuf Yazici2, Jonathan Samuels1 and Theodore Pincus1, 1NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, 2Division of Rheumatology, New York University School of Medicine and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
What Factors Affect Discordance Between Physicians and Patients in Assessments of Global Health in Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Soo-Kyung Cho1, Yoon-Kyoung Sung1, So-Yeon Park1, Jeeseon Shim2, Chan-Bum Choi3, Hoon-Suk Cha4, Jung-Yoon Choe5, Won-Tae Chung6, Jae Bum Jun7, Tae-Hwan Kim8, Tae-Jong Kim9, Eun-Mi Koh4, Jisoo Lee10, Shin-Seok Lee9, Sung Hoon Park5, Wan-sik Uhm7, Dae-Hyun Yoo8, Bo Young Yoon11, Sang-Cheol Bae1 and KORONA investigators12, 1Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Clinical Research Center for Rheumatoid Arthritis (CRCRA), Seoul, South Korea, 2Clinical Research Center for Rheumatoid Arthritis (CRCRA), Seoul, South Korea, 3Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Disease, Clinical Research Center for Rheumatoid Arthritis (CRCRA), Seoul, South Korea, 4Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea, 5Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea, 6Dong-A University, Busan, South Korea, 7Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Disease, Seoul, South Korea, 8Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Seoul, South Korea, 9Chonnam National University Medical School and Hospital, Gwangju, South Korea, 10Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, 11Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, Goyang, South Korea, 12Seoul, South Korea
Relative Effectiveness of Rituximab and An Alternative TNF Inhibitor in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and An Inadequate Response to a Single Previous TNF Inhibitor: Interim Results From Switch-RA a Global Comparative-Effectiveness Observational Study
Paul Emery1, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini2, Robert J. Moots3, Alexandros A. Andrianakos4, Thomas P. Sheeran5, Denis Choquette6, Axel Finckh7, Marie-Laetitia Desjuzeur8, Eric Gemmen9, Chiedzo Mpofu8 and Jacques-Eric Gottenberg10, 1Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom, 2L Sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy, 3University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 4Hellenic Foundation for Rheumatological Research, Athens, Greece, 5Cannock Chase Hospital, Cannock, United Kingdom, 6University of Montreal, Notre-dame Hospital, Montreal, QC, 7University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, 8F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd, Basel, Switzerland, 9Quintiles Inc, Rockville, MD, 10CHU Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Perceived Benefits of Intravenous Biologic Therapy Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Susan Bolge, Julie Vanderpoel, Helen Eldridge, Samir Mody and Mike Ingham, Janssen Services, LLC, Horsham, PA
The Effect of Arthritis Self Management Program on Outcome in African-Americans with Rheumatoid Arthritis Served by a Public Hospital
Athan N. Tiliakos1, Yi Pan2, Kirk Easley3, Steven D. Culler2 and Doyt L. Conn1, 1Emory Univ School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2Emory University-Rollins School of Public Health, 3Emory University-Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA
Effort-Reward Imbalance in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Jutta G. Richter, Thomas Muth, Birthe Koerbl, Nicole Hoffmann, Tobias Koch, Johannes Siegrist and Matthias Schneider, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany
Who Are the Patients with Early Arthritis Who Score States “worse Than death” on the EQ-5D? Results From the ESPOIR Cohort
Cécile Gaujoux-Viala1, Bruno Fautrel2, Francis Guillemin3, René-Marc Flipo4, Patrice Fardellone5, Pierre Bourgeois2 and Anne-Christine Rat3, 11 Nancy-University, Paul Verlaine Metz University, Paris Descartes University, EA 4360 Apemac, Nancy, France, 2 Paris 6 – Pierre et Marie Curie University; Rheumatology, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France, 2Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6 - Pitie Salpetriere University Hospital, Paris, France, 3Nancy-University, Paul Verlaine Metz University, Paris Descartes University, EA 4360 Apemac CHU Nancy, Epidémiologie et Evaluation Cliniques, Nancy, France, 4Rheumatology Department, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France, 5C.H.U. D'Amiens, Amiens, France
An Overview of Health Technology Assessments for Rheumatoid Arthritis Biologics
Floortje Van Nooten, United Bioscience Corporation, London, United Kingdom, Kavita Gajria, MedImmune LLC, Gaithersburg, MD and Karin Coyne, United Bioscience Corporation, Bethesda, MD
Validation of Diagnostic and Procedural Codes for Identification of Incident Cardiovascular Disease in Subjects with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lisa A. Davis, Univ of Colorado School of Med, Aurora, CO, Grant W. Cannon, Salt Lake City VA and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Andreas M. Reimold, Dallas VA and University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, Gail S. Kerr, Washington DC VA and Georgetown University, Washington, DC, Ted R. Mikuls, Omaha VA and University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE and Liron Caplan, Denver VA and University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
The 2010 Rheumatoid Arthritis Criteria Versus the 1987 Rheumatoid Arthritis Criteria: Will the Real Criteria Please Stand up!
Aarat M. Patel1, Christine L. Amity2, Lynne M. Frydrych2, Derek Sippel2, Donald Jones2, Danielle Goudeau2, Heather Eng3, David Kyle3, Melissa Saul3, Daniel Hal Solomon4, Stephen R. Wisniewski3, Larry W. Moreland5 and Marc C. Levesque2, 1Univ of Pittsburgh Med Ctr / Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, 2Univ of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Pittsburgh, PA, 3Univ of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 4Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA, 5University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Can American College of Rheumatology Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis Be Assessed Using Self-Report Data? - Comparison of Self-Reported Data with Chart Review
Jack Chang1, Pam Rogers1 and Diane Lacaille2, 1Arthritis Research Centre, Vancouver, BC, 2Arthritis Research Centre; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Comparison of the 1987 American College of Rheumatology Criteria and the 2010 American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism Criteria in Patients with Established Rheumatoid Arthritis
Iman Hemmati, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Maria Victoria Goycochea-Robbles, Regional Hospital No 1 IMSS, Mexico City, Mexico, Eric C. Sayre, Arthritis Research Centre, Vancouver, BC and Diane Lacaille, Arthritis Research Centre; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Association of Funding Source with Characteristics of Clinical Trials of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Nasim A. Khan1, Manisha Singh1, Horace Spencer2 and Karina D. Torralba3, 1University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, 2University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 3University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Achieving Sustained Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis Results in Reduced Long-Term Health Care Costs
Cheryl CM Barnabe1, Nguyen Xuan Thanh2, Arto Ohinmaa3, Joanne Homik3, Susan G. Barr1, Liam Martin1 and Walter P. Maksymowych3, 1University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, 2Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB, 3University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
Responsiveness of Health-Related Quality-of-Life Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Randomized Controlled Trials
Vibeke Strand1, Kavita Gajria2, Paul Williams3, Amy Barrett3, Ancilla Fernandes2 and Fabio Magrini4, 1Stanford University, Portola Valley, CA, 2MedImmune LLC, Gaithersburg, MD, 3RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, NC, 4MedImmune Ltd, Cambridge, United Kingdom
A Comparison of RAPID3 Response Criteria and EULAR-DAS28 Response Criteria in the DANCER and REFLEX Rituximab Clinical Trials
Martin J. Bergman1, Adam Turpcu2, Pamela Wong2, Carol Chung2 and William Reiss2, 1Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, PA, 2Genentech, South San Francisco, CA
Employability-Adjusted-Life-Years in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Golimumab Plus Methotrexate or Methotrexate Alone
Chenglong Han, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Services, LLC, Malvern, PA, Tim Gathany, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Services, LLC, Horsham, PA, Neeta Tandon, Johnson & Johnson North America Pharmaceuticals, Horsham and Elizabeth C. Hsia, Centocor R&D, a division of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, LLC/Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Malvern, PA
Single Item Literacy Screening Questions Are Strongly Associated with Functional Status Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Liron Caplan, Denver VA and University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, Kaleb D. Michaud, Univ of Nebraska Med Ctr & National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Omaha, NE, Frederick Wolfe, National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Wichita, KS and Joel M. Hirsh, Denver Health Med Ctr, Denver, CO
National and Regional Dosing Patterns of Tumor Necrosis Factor Blocker Therapy in Biologic-Naïve Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in US Health Plans
Amie T. Joyce1, Shravanthi R. Gandra2, Kathy M. Fox3, Timothy W. Smith1 and Michael Pill4, 1IMS Health, Watertown, MA, 2Amgen Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA, 3Strategic Healthcare Solutions, LLC, Monkton, MD, 4Gemini HealthCare, Westbrook, CT
Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Are in Remission According to the New ACR/EULAR Criteria Have a Very High Functional Capacity Which Is Comparable to Healthy Subjects
Joachim Listing1, Anja Strangfeld1, Joern Kekow2, Siegfried Wassenberg3, Thilo Klopsch4, Thomas Kohlmann5 and Angela Zink6, 1Deutsches Rheumaforschungszentrum, Berlin, Germany, 2Univ of Magdeburg, Vogelsang-Gommern, Germany, 3Evangelisches Fachkrankenhaus, Ratingen, Germany, 4Rheumatologist, Neubrandenburg, Germany, 5University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany, 6Deutsches Rheumaforschungszentrum and Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany
The Identification of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients for Comparative Effectiveness Research Using An Electronic Health Record and Mathematical Modeling
Aarat M. Patel1, Larry W. Moreland2, Melissa Saul3, Stephen R. Wisniewski3 and Marc C. Levesque4, 1Univ of Pittsburgh Med Ctr / Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 3Univ of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 4Univ of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Pittsburgh, PA
Personal Health Records in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Quality and Adhesion Factors
Sophie Trijau1, Herve Servy2, Adam M. Selamnia2, Vincent Pradel1, Pierre Lafforgue1 and Thao Pham1, 1Sainte Marguerite Hospital, Marseille, France, 2SANOIA, Marseille, France
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