Diabetic Healthcare Cost (rebroadcast)

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Diabetic Healthcare Cost (rebroadcast from 9/7/15)

It’s an age-old question that continues even as our nation’s healthcare system changes: are higher costs in health care for patients always associated with higher quality goods and services? One USF researcher took on that question, looking at the care that millions of Americans with diabetes receive. We look at his findings in this University Beat rebroadcast on WUSF 89.7.

More Information: 

Troy Quast, Ph.D.
USF College of Public Health Dept. of Health Policy & Management
813-974-6730        troyquast@health.usf.edu

Dr. Quast's research on “Quality of Care and Relative Resource Use for Patients with Diabetes” was pubished in the June 2015 issue of the American Journal of Managed Care.

Dr. Quast's research on “Diabetes Care Provided to Children Displaced by Hurricane Katrina” was published in the Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness August 2015 issue

NPR story on Express Scripts & Health Care Cost Institute studies on diabetic healthcare

Original Broadcast Date: 
09/08/15

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Host:
Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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mschreiner@wusf.org
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