Quality Measures and Innovations in Practice Management and Care Delivery II

Session Type: ACR Abstract Submissions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Hall F2 - Poster Hall (McCormick Place West)
Serum Uric Acid Testing Patterns In Gout Patients: A Need for Improved Monitoring
Michael A. Becker1, Bhavik J. Pandya2, Jason R. Young3, Xiangyang Ye3, Sudhir Unni3, Shawn Yu2 and Carl V. Asche3, 1University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 2Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., Deerfield, IL, 3University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Salt Lake City, UT
Patient Reported Outcomes In a Single Community Based Rheumatology Practice, - Outcomes Not As Good As We Think?
Melinda K. Pemberton, Heartland Clinic, St Joseph, MO, Gary Runde, Heartland Regional Medical Center, Saint Joseph, MO and Wendell D. Bronson, Heartland Clinic, St. Joseph, MO
Less-Experienced Rheumatologists Can Improve Agreement in the Detection of Clinical Synovitis Through Consensus in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Peter Cheung1, Vincent Andre2, Natalie Balandraud3, Gerard H. Chales4, Isabelle Chary-Valckaneare5, Emmanuel Chatelus6, Emmanuelle Dernis2, Ghislaine Gill5, Melanie Gilson7, Sandrine Guis3, Thierry Marhadour8, Gael Mouterde9, Stephan Pavy10, Francois Pouyol11, Pascal Richette12, Adeline Ruyssen-Witrand13, Martin Soubrier14, Maxime Dougados15 and Laure Gossec16, 1Hospital Cochin, Paris, France, 2Centre Hospitalier, Le Mans, France, 3Hopital de la Conception, Marseilles, France, 4CHR - Hopital Sud, Rennes, France, 5Hopital de Brabois, Nancy, France, 6Hopital Hautepierre, Strasbourg, France, 7CH Grenoble Hopital Sud, Grenoble, France, 8CHU La Cavale Blanche, Brest, France, 9Hopital Lapeyronie, Montpellier, France, 10Hopital Bicetre, Paris, France, 11Hopital de Roger Salengro, Lille, France, 12Lariboisière Hospital, Paris, France, 13Hopitaux de Toulouse, Toulouse, France, 14CHU CLERMONT-FERRAND, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 15Paris-Descartes University, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France, 16Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
A Clinical Microsystem Analysis of An Academic Rheumatology Practice Is High-Yield for Identifying Improvement Opportunities
Natalie B. Riblet, Alicia J. Zbehlik, Yvonne Y. Cheung and Daniel A. Albert, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med Ctr, Lebanon, NH
Scores for Sleep, Anxiety, and Depression on the Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire (MDHAQ) in the Patient-Friendly HAQ Format Are Higher Than for Any of the 8 Traditional HAQ Queries to Identify Problems in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Isabel Castrejón1, Yusuf Yazici2 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
A Self-Report RADAI (Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Index) Count of Painful Joints Can Be Informative in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases Other Than Rheumatoid Arthritis
Isabel Castrejón1, Yusuf Yazici2 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
Teens’ Perception of Reproductive Health Counseling in Pediatric Rheumatology
Tova Ronis1, Jennifer D. Frankovich1, Christy I. Sandborg1 and Peter Chira2, 1Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 2Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Placing Serious Infection Risk in Perspective.  A Randomized Trial Evaluating a Patient Decision Aid to Reduce Focusing Illusion. 
Richard W. Martin1, Newsha Lajevardi1, Shruti Sevak1, Andrew J. Head1, Aaron T. Eggebeen1 and Donald J. Tellinghuisen2, 1Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI, 2Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
Measurement of the Quality of the Patient-Physician Interaction in An Outpatient Rheumatology Clinic
Shawnta R. Pittman-Hobbs, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX and Andreas M. Reimold, Dallas VA and University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Are United States Rheumatologists Interested in Using Electronic Mail in Patient Care? Concerns From a National Survey
Gregory Wilson1, Chokkalingam Siva2, Celso Velazquez1, Karen L. Smarr3, John Fresen1 and Marius Petruc1, 1University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2Univ of Missouri Sch of Med, Columbia, MO, 3Harry S Truman Mem VA Hospital, Columbia, MO
Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data-3 (RAPID3) Is Informative in Patients with All Rheumatic Diseases to Depict Patient-Reported Information As Quantitative Data, Rather Than As Narrative Descriptions
Isabel Castrejón1, Martin J. Bergman2, Yusuf Yazici3 and Theodore Pincus1, 1NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, 2Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, PA, 3Division of Rheumatology, New York University School of Medicine and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Ethical Issues in Rheumatology: A Survey of the American College of Rheumatology Membership
C. Ronald MacKenzie, Hosp for Special Surgery, New York, NY, Michele Meltzer, Jefferson Universtiy, Philadelphia, PA and Elizabeth A. Kitsis, Albert Einstein College of Med, Bronx, NY
Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Comparison of Two Indices and Related Variables
José L. Rosales-Alexander, César Magro-Checa, Juan Salvatierra, Jesús Cantero-Hinojosa and Enrique Raya-Alvarez, University Hospital San Cecilio, Granada, Spain
Measuring Quality of Care in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: The Pediatric Rheumatology Care and Outcomes Improvement Network 
Esi Morgan DeWitt, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, Timothy Beukelman, Univ of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, Beth S. Gottlieb, Schneider Children's Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY, Nancy Griffin, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Yukiko Kimura, Hackensack Univ Medical Ctr, Hackensack, NJ, Itara Barnes, American College of Rheumatology, Atlanta, GA and Murray H. Passo, MUSC, Charleston, SC
Detection of Adverse Events in Routine Rheumatology Practice by a New Computer Application
Zulema Rosales1, Ana B. Rodríguez-Cambrón1, Lydia Abásolo1, Leticia León1, Oscar Fontsere1, Cristina Vadillo1, J.L. Fernández Rueda1 and Juan A. Jover2, 1Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain, 2Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
A Quality Indicator for Osteoporosis in a Japanese Hospital
Yasuhiro Suyama1, Mitsumasa Kishimoto1, Yuri Ohara1, Ryo Rokutanda1, Atsushi Nomura2, Hisanori Shimizu1, Ken-ichi Yamaguchi1, Yukio Matsui1 and Masato Okada1, 1St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, 2Chubu-Rosai hospital, Nagoya, Japan
A Randomized Clinical Trial of a Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Demonstrates Improvement in Mental Health but Not in Physical Health, Cardiovascular Risks or Endothelial Function At One Year. 
Paul R. Fortin1, Ellie Aghdassi2, Anne Cymet2, Stacey Morrison3, Jiandong Su3, Willy Wynant4, Janet E. Pope5, Sara Hewitt5, Christian A. Pineau6, Carolyn Neville7, Paula Harvey8, Jean-Claude Tardif9, Michal Abrahamowicz10 and Deborah DaCosta11, 1Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, 2University Health Network, Toronto, ON, 3The Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, 4McGill University, Quebec, QC, 5St. Joseph's Health Care, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, 6McGill Univ Health Center, Montreal, QC, 7Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, QC, 8Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, 9Universite de Montreal endowed research chair in atherosclerosis, Quebec, QC, 10McGill UHC/RVH, Montreal, QC, 11Montreal General Hospital, Montreal
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Management in a Nationally Representative Sample of Routine Ambulatory Visits for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Laura Tarter1, Laura Trupin1, Gabriela Schmajuk2, Mary Margaretten1, Edward Yelin1 and Jinoos Yazdany1, 1University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Is Having Fibromyalgia Worse Than Having Depression or Both in Lupus:  Impact on Health Outcomes?
Meenakshi Jolly1, Jessica Cornejo2, Rachel A. Mikoliatis2 and Joel A. Block1, 1Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 2Rush University, Chicago, IL
Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy in Inflammatory Arthritis: A Retrospective Analysis in Canadian Patients
Mohammed Osman1, Heather Burnett1, Alison Kydd2, Paul Davis1, Christopher Rudnisky1, Matthew Tennant1 and Elaine Yacyshyn1, 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, 2University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
The Juvenile Systemic Sclerosis Clinic: an Interdisciplinary Approach
Marìa M. Katsicas, Erica Hammermuller, Betina Cervini and Ricardo A. Russo, MD, Caba, Argentina
Lipid Testing Gaps in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Key Cardiovascular-Related Comorbidities
Christie M. Bartels1, Amy J. Kind2, Carolyn Thorpe1, Christine Everett3 and Maureen Smith1, 1Univ of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, 2Univ of Wisconsin and William S. Middleton VA, Madison, WI, 3University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Safety, Tolerability, and Immunogenicity of Zoster Vaccine in Patients on Chronic/Maintenance Corticosteroids
Janie Parrino1, Farid Marquez2, Chester L. Fisher Jr.3, Wolfgang Spieler4, Tadeusz Tomala5, Jon E. Stek1, Amy F. Russell1, Kathleen E. Coll1, Shu-Chih Su1, Jin Xu1, Xiaoming Li1, Katia Schlienger1 and Jaffrey L. Silber1, 1Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2Palm Springs Research Institute, Hialeah, FL, 3Health Research of Hampton Roads, Newport News, VA, 4Rheumatology Specialty Practice, Zerbst, Germany, 5Svelvik Medical, Svelvik, Norway
Factors Involved in the Decision to Take Medications to Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis in First Degree Relatives of Patients with RA. A Discrete Choice Experiment
Axel Finckh, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, Monica Escher, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva 14, Switzerland, Matthew H. Liang, Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA and Nick Bansback, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Effect of Health Insurance Coverage on Quality of Care in SLE
Edward Yelin1, Jinoos Yazdany2, Laura Trupin3, Chris Tonner1, Patricia P. Katz4, Gabriela Schmajuk2, Joann Zell5, Pantelis Panopalis6, Lindsey A. Criswell2 and Laura J. Julian2, 1UCSF, San Francisco, CA, 2University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 3UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 4Univercity of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 5National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, 6McGill University, Montreal, QC
Adherence to Gout Guidelines in a Rheumatology Clinic
Richard Conway, Robert J. Coughlan and John J. Carey, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Patient Insights, Strategies and Expectations— Dual Survey Offers Physicians Unique Insight Into Patient Experience
Gerd R. Burmester, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Theresa Lupton, Univ of Calgary Medical Clinics, Calgary, AB, JM Alvaro-Gracia, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, IIS Princesa,, Madrid, Spain and Boulos Haraoui, Institut de Rhumatologie, Montreal, QC
Implementation of An Electronic Interface for Medical Record Documentation in An Academic Pediatric Rheumatology Outpatient Clinic: An 18-Month Update
Jennifer M.P. Woo1, Miriam F. Parsa1, Gil Amarilyo1, Nasim Afsar-manesh1, Ornella J. Rullo2 and Deborah K. McCurdy2, 1University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2Mattel Children's Hospital, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
The Use of Hydroxychloroquine in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: To Check or Not to Check Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Levels Prior to Its Initiation in Everyday Rheumatology Practice
Mercedes Quinones1, Sharon Dowell1, Archana Sharma2, Raymond Flores1, Marc Hochberg1, Jamal Mikdashi1 and Violeta Rus1, 1University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, MD
A Pilot Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Clinic for Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases
Kevin Martell, Michael Sean McMurtry, Finlay McAlister, Gabor Gyenes and Stephanie O. Keeling, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
A Screening Tool for Knee Osteoarthritis
C. Kent Kwoh1, Michael J. Hannon2, Stephanie M. Green3, Ali Guermazi4 and Robert M. Boudreau3, 1University of Pittsburgh and Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 3University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 4Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
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