AJMC
Issue:
August 2011
Volume:
17
Number:
8
CLINICAL
Michael B. Potter, MD; Carol P. Somkin, PhD; Lynn M. Ackerson, PhD; Vicky Gomez, MPH; T. Teresa Dao, MD; Michael A. Horberg, MD; and Judith M. E. Walsh, MD, MPH
Offering home fecal immunochemical tests to eligible patients during influenza vaccination clinic increases colorectal cancer screening rates.
Douglas W. Roblin, PhD; Bryce D. Smith, PhD; Cindy M. Weinbaum, MD, MPH; and Miriam E. Sabin, PhD
HCV screening and prevalence estimates, unadjusted and adjusted for HCV risk factors, are examined in this 8-year observational study of a managed care organization.
Amy Furman, PharmD; Joy L. Meier, PharmD; Robert A. Malmstrom, PharmD; Julio R. Lopez, PharmD; and Saul Schaefer, MD
Efficacy of switching statin therapy from generic simvastatin was examined in a VA population. Ezetimibe/simvastatin was more potent than atorvastatin or rosuvastatin in lowering LDL.
MANAGERIAL
Edward W. Correia, JD, MP
CMS recently proposed regulations for Accountable Care Organizations which are extensive and complex. This article reviews the proposed regulations and discusses the prospects for success.
POLICY
H. Shelton Brown III, PhD; Adriana Perez, PhD; Lisa Marie Yarnell, PhD; Jose A. Pagan, PhD; Craig L. Hanis, PhD, MS; Susan P. Fisher-Hoch, MD; and Joseph B. McCormick, MD, MS
Diabetes itself affected working and wages more than control of blood sugar levels in a Mexican American population.