Registry of Diabetes Patients in a Large Health Maintenance Organization in Israel
A computerized registry of diabetes patients in a large health maintenance organization in Israel. The registry is aimed to be used by health professionals to identify diabetes patients and to follow the courses of their illnesses and risk factors.
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
|Study Type:||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||1 Month|
|Official Title:||Computerized Registry of Diabetes Patients in a Large Health Maintenance Organization in Israel|
- Prevalence rates of Diabetes [ Time Frame: Up to 100 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Rates of performance of eye examinations,blood and urine tests [ Time Frame: up to 100 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Number and types of Drugs purchased [ Time Frame: 100 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Number of visits to physician offices [ Time Frame: up to 100 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||January 1998|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2100 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
The registry was initiated in 1998 by Maccabi Healthcare services, which is the second largest publicly funded HMO in Israel,serving 24% of the total population with a nationwide distribution.
The registry uses advanced information technology that integrates personal computerized community and hospital records, data from laboratory tests, dispensed medications, physiological signals, radiological images, and reports from investigations and procedures.
|Maccabi Healthcare Services|
|Tel Aviv, Israel, 68125|
|Study Director:||Gabriel Chodick, PHD||Head,Epidemiology & Database Reseaech Unit, Medical Division, Maccabi H.S|