The American Journal of Managed Care > April 2014
The American Journal of Managed Care - April 2014
April 17, 2014 – 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.
April 17, 2014 – 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
April 21, 2014 – 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.
April 21, 2014 – 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.
April 21, 2014 – 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.
April 21, 2014 – Sabina Ohri Gandhi, PhD; and Lindsay Sabik, PhD
This article assesses a classification tool for categorizing emergency department visits as emergent and nonemergent.
April 17, 2014 – 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).
April 17, 2014 – 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.
April 17, 2014 – 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.
April 17, 2014 – 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.