The American Journal of Managed Care > September 2015

The American Journal of Managed Care - September 2015

September 15, 2015 – Erin S. LeBlanc, MD, MPH; A. Gabriela Rosales, MS; Sumesh Kachroo, PhD; Jayanti Mukherjee, PhD; Kristine L. Funk, MS; and Gregory A. Nichols, PhD
Many more patient than provider characteristics are associated with optimal or poor glycemic control and treatment intensification when glycemic control is initially lost.
September 15, 2015 – S. Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS; Fumiko Chino, MD; Peter A. Ubel, MD; Christel Rushing, MS; Gregory Samsa, PhD; Ivy Altomare, MD; Jonathan Nicolla, MBA; Deborah Schrag, MD; James A. Tulsky, MD; Amy P. Abernethy, MD, PhD; and Jeffery M. Peppercorn, MD, MPH
Many patients with cancer desire cost discussions with doctors, but those discussions are rare. Nevertheless, cost discussions may lower patient costs-usually without altering treatment.
September 15, 2015 – Howard Beckman, MD, FACP, FAACH; Patricia Healey, MPH; and Dana Gelb Safran, ScD
To provide guidance for successful partnerships, the authors identify common themes from their experience with successful health plan/medical group partnerships programs.
September 17, 2015 – Charles N. Kahn III, MPH, President and CEO, Federation of American Hospitals
Focusing on quality and quality measurements has the potential to reduce costs, increase quality, and deliver more value to patients, consumers, and customers.
September 15, 2015 – Robin Clarke, MD, MSHS; Nazleen Bharmal, MD, PhD; Paul Di Capua, MD, MBA; Chi-Hong Tseng, PhD; Carol M. Mangione, MD, MSPH; Brian Mittman, PhD; and Samuel A. Skootsky, MD
Description of a program embedding nonlicensed care coordinators in primary care practices including training, interventions, and the effect of the program on emergency department visits.
September 15, 2015 – Louis P. Garrison, Jr, PhD; Josh J. Carlson, PhD; Preeti S. Bajaj, PhD; Adrian Towse, MA, MPhil; Peter J. Neumann, ScD; Sean D. Sullivan, PhD; Kimberly Westrich, MA; and Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD
Assessment of current trends, success factors, and challenges in the use of risk-sharing agreements in the US private sector.
September 17, 2015 – Rajeev K. Sabharwal, MPH; Jennifer S. Graff, PharmD; Erin Holve, PhD, MPH, MPP; and Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD
A decision-making framework that can be used to harmonize the evidence payer's desire for coverage and formulary decisions with the evidence generated by researchers.
September 17, 2015 – Jessica M. Franklin, PhD; Alexis A. Krumme, MS; William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS; Olga S. Matlin, PhD; Troyen A. Brennan, MD, JD, MPH; and Niteesh K. Choudhry, MD, PhD
Initial medication filling during the first 2 to 4 months following initiation of a statin strongly predicted adherence patterns during the following year.
September 30, 2015 – Rebecca Paradis, MPA
Patient access to innovation may be at risk as new payment models emerge in oncology.
October 27, 2015 – Lee A. Jennings, MD, MSHS; David B. Reuben, MD; Sung-Bou Kim, MPhil; Emmett Keeler, PhD; Carol P. Roth, RN, MPH; David S. Zingmond, MD, PhD; Neil S. Wenger, MD, MPH; and David A. Ganz, MD, PhD
This study evaluates different strategies to identify high fall risk among community-dwelling elders using a combination of easily obtainable administrative data and patient screening questions.
October 27, 2015 – Brendan Walsh, PhD; and Ciaran O'Neill, PhD
An examination of socioeconomic disparities in cervical cancer screening across ethnic groups in the United States using concentration indices and probit regression analyses.
October 27, 2015 – Joseph Vogelgesang, BS; David Drozek, DO; Masato Nakazawa, PhD; Jay H. Shubrook, DO
The health benefits for participants of the Complete Health Improvement Program ("CHIP"), a lifestyle medicine program, are present regardless of the program tuition payment source.
October 27, 2015 – Schelomo Marmor, PhD, MPH; James W. Begun, PhD; Jean Abraham, PhD; and Beth A. Virnig, PhD, MPH
There does not appear to be any comparative advantage for low-risk hematopoietic cell transplantation patients to seek care from high-risk centers.
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