Affiliation: Pfizer Global Research and Development
- Identifying and characterizing COPD patients in US managed care. A retrospective, cross-sectional analysis of administrative claims dataDouglas W Mapel
Lovelace Clinic Foundation, Albuquerque, NM, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 11:43. 2011..In anticipation of the increasing burden imposed on healthcare systems and payers by patients with COPD, a means of identifying COPD patients who incur higher healthcare utilization and costs is needed...