This article describes the implementation of Medicaid smoking cessation guidance in a large, urban federally qualified health center to examine how state-level provisions translated into clinic-level policies.
Family support with medication management and recent urgent self-management concerns are 2 novel factors, among others, that predict completion of diabetes telehealth calls.
This article describes food allergy–related service utilization and identifies factors associated with guideline-informed care among Medicaid-enrolled US children with food allergy.
It can be hard to think about the bigger picture while in the middle of a crisis, but providers and employers should use this opportunity to work together on new and alternative models of care delivery and financing that directly affect cost, outcomes, and experience.
Distinguishing between need and receipt of integrated services reveals that mental health care improves the likelihood of medication adherence among people living with HIV.
Four large Medicare Advantage insurers manage access to expensive physician-administered drugs with a combination of prior authorization, step therapy, and Part D formulary design.
We examine the incidence and impact of chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy on clinical and economic outcomes in women with metastatic breast cancer initiating intravenous paclitaxel/nab-paclitaxel.
This article explores the impact of payment models (fee for service vs salary based) on practice patterns, including wait times and care for patients with chronic diseases.
Among community patients living with heart failure, excellent and good patient-centered communication was associated with a reduced risk of death.
Primary care provider burnout was analyzed before and after a national initiative to optimize the electronic health record inbox notification system at the Veterans Health Administration.
The authors interrogate elements of routine medical practice in New York City to argue for reforms of hospital culture through relational trust-building capabilities of community health workers.
This analysis of a hospital billing database describes inpatient length of stay, intensive care unit length of stay, comorbidities, and costs for patients with diabetes after admission with hypoglycemia from long-term care or home.
Direct access of primary care physicians to dermatologists via asynchronous teledermatology improves a health system’s ability to increase patient access to dermatologic care.
Baloxavir, compared with oseltamivir, was associated with lower health care resource utilization and costs in patients with influenza, particularly those at high risk of secondary complications.
Medicare beneficiaries attributed to small practices in accountable care organizations (ACOs) achieve greater savings than beneficiaries attributed to large practices in ACOs.
This study aimed to evaluate the impact of a smoking cessation service in a group of patients admitted to a short-stay unit in the emergency department.
Hospitals reported widespread adoption of quality improvement (QI) changes to improve on CMS quality measures, and QI adoption was associated with improved performance on quality measures.
A health system transformational leadership framework and management system made visible and eliminated defects in value and was associated with reduced annual Medicare expenditures and increased quality between 2017 and 2020.
A research letter highlighted recent findings that iREACH educational intervention training may be helpful in preventing peanut allergies.
Up to one-fifth of Medicare beneficiaries were unable to access health care due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
Patients whose pharmacy receives notification of their immunization gap have twice the odds of receiving immunizations compared with those whose pharmacy does not receive the notification.
The authors’ organization optimized scheduling techniques that improved patient access to pediatric specialists to within 7 calendar days for new patients.
The objective was to evaluate the correlation between the follow-up to discharge ratio and average length of stay.
This article describes the findings of an observational study carried out in India to examine the clinical profile of individuals detected to be COVID-19 positive post vaccination.
This paper evaluates novel machine intelligence to predict patients at risk of severe respiratory infections and recommend postacute care providers likely to reduce infection risk.
The frequency of low-value care can be reduced by a respectful, data-driven process anchored in nonjudgmental communication and explicit core values.
The cost avoidance of heart failure–related hospitalizations and emergency department visits may outweigh the additional drug cost in Medicaid members adherent to sacubitril/valsartan.