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To assess U.S. geographic variation in the management of medication in elderly patients, the authors examined performance on two quality measures: the use of medications considered to be high-risk for the elderly and potentially harmful drug-disease interactions.


Zhang, Yuting, Katherine Baicker, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Geographic Variation in the Quality of Prescribing." New England Journal of Medicine 363.21 (November 18, 2010): 1985-1988.