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Luc Overholt, MD


Patient and Supporter Factors Affecting Engagement With Diabetes Telehealth

Family support with medication management and recent urgent self-management concerns are 2 novel factors, among others, that predict completion of diabetes telehealth calls.

Julie P. W. Bynum, MD, MPH


Accountable Care Organizations and Use of Surgery Among Patients With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias

The decision to pursue surgery in patients with Alzheimer disease and related dementias is challenging. Accountable care organizations may influence decisions to pursue surgery in this population.

Ashley A. Dyer, MPH


Guideline-Informed Care Among Medicaid-Enrolled Children With Food Allergy

This article describes food allergy–related service utilization and identifies factors associated with guideline-informed care among Medicaid-enrolled US children with food allergy.

Jaja Okigwe


Contributor: Providers and Employers Need to Collaborate More to Avoid a Greater Crisis

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.

Enbal Shacham, PhD


Integrating Mental Health Care Services Into HIV Comprehensive Care

Distinguishing between need and receipt of integrated services reveals that mental health care improves the likelihood of medication adherence among people living with HIV.

Kelly E. Anderson, PhD, MPP


Medicare Advantage Coverage Restrictions for the Costliest Physician-Administered Drugs

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.

Matthew Lucci, MPH


Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Initiating Intravenous Paclitaxel/nab-Paclitaxel

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.

Shelley Duggan, MD


Impact of Payment Models on Medical Specialist Physician Practice Patterns

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.

Alanna M. Chamberlain, PhD


Patient-Centered Communication and Outcomes in Heart Failure

Among community patients living with heart failure, excellent and good patient-centered communication was associated with a reduced risk of death.

Karin M. Nelson, MD, MSHS


Changes in Electronic Notification Volume and Primary Care Provider Burnout

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.

Gil Eyal, PhD


Community Health Workers’ Critical Role in Trust Building Between the Medical System and Communities of Color

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.

Anastasia Ermakova, PharmD


Hypoglycemia Upon Hospital Admission From Long-term Care: Health Care Resource Use

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.

Alicia Mizes, BA


Access to Consultative Dermatologic Care via Physician-to-Physician Asynchronous Outpatient Teledermatology

Direct access of primary care physicians to dermatologists via asynchronous teledermatology improves a health system’s ability to increase patient access to dermatologic care.

Devika Chawla, PhD, MSPH


Baloxavir vs Oseltamivir: Reduced Utilization and Costs in Influenza

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.

Patrick Ryan, MD


Patient Experience in a COVID-19 Patient Home Monitoring Program

Patients who participated in a COVID-19 patient home monitoring program were satisfied with their care and stated that their participation made them less likely to seek care in the emergency department.

Carey Colson, MBA


Predicting Hospitalizations for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

The authors developed an algorithm that uses medical claims to identify patients with chronic kidney disease who are at greatest risk of being hospitalized within 90 days.

Lena Chen, MD, MS


Small Practice Participation and Performance in Medicare Accountable Care Organizations

Medicare beneficiaries attributed to small practices in accountable care organizations (ACOs) achieve greater savings than beneficiaries attributed to large practices in ACOs.

Wei Ling Mu, MNursing (APN)


Evaluating Smoking Cessation Service at an Emergency Department Clinical Observation Unit

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.

Anagha A. Tolpadi, MS


Actions to Improve Quality: Results From a National Hospital Survey

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.

Tyler D. Barnett, MHSA


Eliminating Defects in Value: Turnaround of an MSSP ACO

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.

Tim Smith


Patients With RA in Remission Withdrawing From TNF Inhibition Show Flare Increases

New data presented at ACR 2023 highlighted the differences in rates of flares and Boolean 2.0 remission rates compared to patients with rheumatoid arthritis who continued a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor (TNFi).

Kiyoung Kim, PhD


Inability to Access Health Care Due to COVID-19 Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Up to one-fifth of Medicare beneficiaries were unable to access health care due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

Matthew Pickering, PharmD


Medicare Advantage–Pharmacy Partnership Improves Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates

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.

Shannon Williams, BS


Safety vs Price in the Generic Drug Market: Metformin

The generic drug market focuses on price. However, multiple generic metformin drugs have been recalled due to poor drug quality. We examine price and quality after these recalls.

Michael J. Comunale, MBA


Consumer-Centric Approach to Enhance Access to Pediatric Specialty Care

The authors’ organization optimized scheduling techniques that improved patient access to pediatric specialists to within 7 calendar days for new patients.

David J. Peter, MD


The Relationship Between the Follow-up to Discharge Ratio and Length of Stay

The objective was to evaluate the correlation between the follow-up to discharge ratio and average length of stay.

Navin Bhati, MD


Clinical Profile of COVID-19 Infection in Postvaccination Individuals

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.

Mohammed Saeed, MD, PhD


Machine Intelligence for Early Targeted Precision Management and Response to Outbreaks of Respiratory Infections

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.

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