The IMPACT series analyzes data on adults with lower limb amputation (n=510) obtained from a nationally representative administrative claims database (Watson) to find and interpret useful patterns.
About Watson: The Watson database is a large US private sector health claims database containing de-identified records representing approximately 25% of all commercial claims aggregated into one database with patient-level enrollment history, medical, and pharmacy commercials claims nationwide.
IMPACT 1: Impact of Time to Receipt of Prosthesis on Total Healthcare Costs 12 Months Post-Amputation
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
May 26, 2020
IMPACT 2: The Role of Earlier Receipt of a Lower Limb Prosthesis on Emergency Department Utilization
October 3, 2020
IMPACT 3: Factors that influence time to prosthesis receipt after lower limb amputation: A Cox proportional hazard model regression
February 4, 2022
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We did a deeper dive Q&A with one of the authors, Shane Wurdeman.
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