Diabetic Foot Exams: A National Study of Social Equity Disparities in Quality Based on Patient, Provider and Practice Characteristics and Policy Implications
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DepartmentUniversity of Baltimore. College of Public Affairs
ProgramUniversity of Baltimore. Doctor of Public Administration
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Diabetes related care is estimated to cost approximately $327 billion per year. Given the budget constraints and rising costs in the healthcare industry, it is critical to implement cost containment and prevention measures at all levels. The research in this document explores health services disparities in diabetes care and makes recommendations to improve the quality of services for diabetes foot care.