The American Journal of Managed Care > April 2020
The American Journal of Managed Care - April 2020
March 27, 2020 – Kimberly G. Blumenthal, MD, MSc; Nicolas M. Oreskovic, MD, MPH; Xiaoqing Fu, MS; Fatma M. Shebl, MD, PhD; Christian M. Mancini, BS; Jennifer M. Maniates, MA; and Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH
A reported penicillin allergy was common and was associated with suboptimal antibiotic choices and increased healthcare utilization in high-cost, high-need patients.
March 27, 2020 – Amit Akirov, MD; Tzipora Shochat, MSc; and Ilan Shimon, MD
Elevated glucose levels are common in solid-organ transplant recipients and associated with short- and long-term mortality risks in hospitalized transplant recipients. This increased mortality risk was independent of age, gender, smoking, alcohol, or comorbidities.
March 19, 2020 – Kimberly Lovett Rockwell, MD, JD; and Alexis S. Gilroy, JD
Healthcare providers should revisit disaster response policies to incorporate telemedicine systems to address some of the unique challenges posed by infectious disease outbreaks such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).