Ask ECRI: Tracking Patient Fractures Related to Osteopenia

October 25, 2017 | Ambulatory Care Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance

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​An ECRI Institute member recently sought guidance on ways to identify the number of occurrences of fractures associated with osteopenia in either adult or pediatric patients. While ECRI Institute analysts were unable to locate guidelines and best practices specific to tracking fractures associated with osteopenia, related material about the risk of fracture from osteoporosis is available.

In our reply, we noted that strategies related to test tracking and event reporting may prove helpful in...

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