Improved screenings good news for women: Trends point to higher disease detection for women, including cancer and chlamydia
We've come a long way, baby. Yes, women in the workplace, in the board room, in political office—and in healthcare—have come a long way. A status report on Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures specifically targeting women is showing upward trends, or at least steady statistics. Private health plans showed improvement in 35 out of 42 effectiveness of care HEDIS measures in 2005.