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The impact of Regional co-payment and National reimbursement criteria on statins use in Italy: an interrupted time-series analysis

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, January 2014
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Title
The impact of Regional co-payment and National reimbursement criteria on statins use in Italy: an interrupted time-series analysis
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-14-6
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Authors

Gianfranco Damiani, Bruno Federico, Angela Anselmi, Caterina Bianca Neve Aurora Bianchi, Giulia Silvestrini, Lanfranco Iodice, Pierluigi Navarra, Roberto Da Cas, Roberto Raschetti, Walter Ricciardi

Abstract

Statins are among the most commonly prescribed drugs worldwide in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and their effectiveness is largely acknowledged. The consumption of statins increased four-fold during the 2000-2010 decade in Italy and national and regional control policies were developed. Restrictions to reimbursement were fixed at the national level, whereas co-payment was introduced in some, but not all, regions. The aim of the present study is to assess the impact of such policies on the consumption of statins in Italy between 2001-2007 among outpatients.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Italy 1 4%
Unknown 24 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 5 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 16%
Student > Master 3 12%
Professor 3 12%
Student > Postgraduate 3 12%
Other 7 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 6 24%
Unspecified 6 24%
Medicine and Dentistry 6 24%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 4 16%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 8%
Other 1 4%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 30 January 2014.
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#2,294,932
of 6,229,412 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#1,207
of 2,560 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#51,184
of 146,087 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#62
of 118 outputs
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