AJMC
Issue:
April 2014
Volume:
20
Number:
4
CLINICAL
Erika L. Abramson, MD, MS; Vaishali Patel, PhD, MPH; Alison Edwards, MStat; and Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH
This study characterizes consumer attitudes toward personal health records in 4 diverse communities across New York State by analyzing pooled survey data.
COMMENTARY
Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH; Tracy Onega, PhD; Anna N.A. Tosteson, ScD; and Jennifer S. Haas, MD, MSc
As the structure of the healthcare system changes rapidly, patient-reported outcomes provide clinicians with a different set of tools for promoting health.
LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
David Paul Kuwayama, MD, MPA
Current healthcare payment systems in the United States are all plagued by the problem of adverse incentivization. A more efficient system would be one which leaves billing entities uncertain of how a given patient encounter will be reimbursed.
MANAGERIAL
Bruce Feinberg, DO; Scott Milligan, PhD; Tim Olson, MBA; Winston Wong, PharmD; Daniel Winn, MD; Ram Trehan, MD; and Jeffrey Scott, MD
Shifting physician revenue from drug sales to cognitive services for mature pathways providers did not affect practice behavior in this payer-sponsored Oncology Medical Home.
METHODS
Stephane A. Regnier, PhD, MBA
The proportion of available on-patent drugs covered in low copay tiers varied by insurance type, with the lowest proportion being in Medicare plans.
POLICY
Sabina Ohri Gandhi, PhD; and Lindsay Sabik, PhD
This article assesses a classification tool for categorizing emergency department visits as emergent and nonemergent.
WEB EXCLUSIVE
Vinutha Vijayadeva, PhD, MPH; Philip R. Spradling, MD; Anne C. Moorman, BSN, MPH; Loralee B. Rupp, MS; Mei Lu, PhD; Stuart C. Gordon, MD; Emily Henkle, PhD, MPH; Joseph A. Boscarino, PhD, MPH; Eyasu H. Teshale, MD; and Cynthia Nakasato, MD
We examined the effect of country of origin on HBV testing and chronic HBV infection prevalence among APIs using data from Kaiser Permanente Hawaii.
Margaret D. Chi, MPH; Southida S. Vansomphone, PharmD; In-Lu Amy Liu, MS; T. Craig Cheetham, PharmD, MS; Kelley R. Green, PhD; Ronald D. Scott, MD; and Kristi Reynolds, PhD, MPH
This study examined adherence to statins and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment in patients with coronary artery disease.
Richard L. Brown, MD, MPH; D. Paul Moberg, PhD; Joyce B. Allen, MSW; Candace T. Peterson, PhD; Laura A. Saunders, MSSW; Mia D. Croyle, MA; Robin M. Lecoanet, JD; Sarah M. Linnan, BS; Kim Breidenbach, MD, MPH; and Scott B. Caldwell, MS
Expanding primary care teams with trained and supported paraprofessionals enables systematic delivery of widely recommended, evidence-based, cost-saving alcohol, drug, and depression screening and intervention services.
Armina Sepehri, MPH; Vicente F. Gil-Guillén, MD, PhD; Antonio Palazón-Bru, MPH; Domingo Orozco-Beltrán, MD, PhD; Concepción Carratalá-Munuera, PhD; Ernesto Cortés Castell, PhD; and Mercedes Rizo-Baeza, PhD
In obese patients, we assessed the lack of advice to lose weight and its association with cardiovascular risk using the REGICOR chart (adaption of Framingham).