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A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis using Administrative or Claims Data

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    rheumatoid arthritis

    This article describes a systematic review to identify algorithms to detect rheumatoid arthritis using administrative data sources and to describe the performance characteristics of these algorithms as reported by the studies in which they were used.


    Cecilia P. Chung MD, MPH, Patricia Rohan MD, Shanthi Krishnaswami MMS, Melissa L. McPheeters PhD, MPH

    Corresponding Author

    Cecilia P. Chung, Division of Rheumatology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, D-3100, Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232-2358, USA. Email: