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Effect of a French Experiment of Team Work between General Practitioners and Nurses on Efficacy and Cost of Type 2 Diabetes Patients Care

Julien Mousquès (), Yann Bourgueil (), Philippe Le Fur () and Engin Yilmaz ()
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No DT29, Working Papers from IRDES institut for research and information in health economics

Abstract: This study aims to assess the efficacy and the cost of a French team work experiment between nurses and GPs for the managing of type 2 diabetes patients. Our study was based on a case control study design in which we compare the evolution of process (standard follow-up procedures) and final outcomes (glycemic control), and the evolution of cost. The study is realized for two consecutive periods between type 2 diabetes patients followed within the team work experiment (intervention group) or by "standard" GPs (controlled group). After 11 months of follow-up, we showed that patients in the intervention group, compared with those in the controlled group, have more chances to remain or to become: correctly followed-up (with OR comprise between 2.1 to 6.8, p

Keywords: Primary health care; Diabetes mellitus; Health care team; Comparative study; Outcome and process assessment; Cost analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2010-01, Revised 2010-01
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