Medication Cost Concerns and Disparities in Patient-reported Outcomes Among a Multiethnic Cohort of Patients with Lupus
J Rheumatol. 2023 Jun 15:jrheum.2023-0060 DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.2023-0060
An analysis of the California Lupus Epidemiology Study cohort demonstrated that more than a quarter of participants reported at least one medication cost concern, which was associated with worse patient-reported outcomes. These results reveal a potentially modifiable risk factor for poor outcomes rooted in the unaffordability of lupus care.
Development of American College of Rheumatology Quality Measures for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Modified Delphi Process with RISE Registry Data Review
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2023 doi: 10.1002/acr.25143
The first ACR quality measures for SLE selected by Bartels, et al. use a rigorous Delphi process, and include recommendations on hydroxychloroquine, glucocorticoid reduction and kidney monitoring.
Race, Ethnicity, and Disparities in Risk of End-organ Lupus Manifestations Following SLE Diagnosis in a Multiethnic Cohort
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1002/acr.24892
California Lupus Epidemiology Study (CLUES) finds heightened risks of developing renal, haematologic, and multiorgan disease following SLE diagnosis among Hispanic and Asian patients with SLE.