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July 10, 2013
We describe the Veterans Health Administration's nationwide patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiative and evaluate interim changes in PCMH-related patient care processes.
While more than 75% of hospitals are participating in the federal electronic health record incentive program, small hospitals and Critical Access hospitals lag behind.
A model assessing 8 hormonal contraceptive methods found that lower pregnancy costs for the etonogestrel implant and levonorgestrel intrauterine device offset their higher acquisition costs.
July 11, 2013
Physician assistants are increasingly valued in health services access and delivery. Missing from predictive modeling has been the retirement rate.
July 16, 2013
While there is enormous potential for big data to lead to groundbreaking insights in healthcare, realizing the potential requires specific attention to issues of data quality.
Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes who are at the lowest levels of healthcare consumption often become some of the highest level consumers in subsequent years.
July 18, 2013
A payer-sponsored pay-for-performance incentive for smoking status documentation prompted implementation of a systemwide electronic reminder and improved documentation among all healthcare system patients.
July 19, 2013
Without clinical information, a decrease in use of medications can serve as a proxy for clinical improvement.
TRENDS FROM THE FIELD
The authors present a brief summary of the types of payment arrangements that early accountable care organizations are adopting.
July 22, 2013
Encouraging Value-Based Insurance Designs in State Health Insurance Exchanges