Contemporary Clinical and Economic Outcomes Among Oral Anticoagulant Treated and Untreated Elderly Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Insights from the United States Medicare Database

Abstract Background: Oral anticoagulants (OACs) mitigate the risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients. Objective: Elderly AF patients who were treated with OACs (apixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban, rivaroxaban, or warfarin) were compared against AF patients who...

Treatment persistence and maintenance dose titration among ulcerative colitis patients on biologics: A pooled study of three United States claims databases

Abstract Objective: This real-world study evaluated biologic treatment patterns in moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis (UC) patients. Methods: IQVIA® PharMetrics®, IBM® MarketScan®, and Optum Clinformatics™ were pooled to identify UC patients with ≥1 claim for UC...