Journal article

Comparison of self-report and administrative data sources to capture health care resource use in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease following pulmonary rehabilitation

Chantal L Grimwood, Anne E Holland, Christine F McDonald, Ajay Mahal, Catherine J Hill, Annemarie L Lee, Narelle S Cox, Rosemary Moore, Caroline Nicolson, Paul O'Halloran, Aroub Lahham, Rebecca Gillies, Angela T Burge

BMC Health Services Research | BMC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The optimal method to collect accurate healthcare utilisation data in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not well established. The aim of this study was to determine feasibility and compare self-report and administrative data sources to capture health care resource use in people with COPD for 12 months following pulmonary rehabilitation. METHODS: This is a secondary analysis of a randomised controlled equivalence trial comparing centre-based and home-based pulmonary rehabilitation. Healthcare utilisation data were collected for 12 months following pulmonary rehabilitation from self-report (monthly telephone questionnaires and diaries) and administrative s..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by a Lung Foundation Australia/Boehringer Ingelheim COPD Research Fellowship and National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia, project grant 1046353). The funding bodies had no role in: study design; data collection, analysis or interpretation; or manuscript preparation.