Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditure Burdens Among Nonelderly Adults With Hypertension
Among nonelderly adults receiving hypertension treatment, 13.1% had high burdens, meaning that healthcare expenditures accounted for more than 20% of their income.
The SAFER Guides: Empowering Organizations to Improve the Safety and Effectiveness of Electronic Health Records
We describe the conceptual underpinnings of an EHR-related selfassessment strategy to provide institutions a foundation upon which they can build their safety efforts.
Healthcare Utilization and Costs in Persons With Insomnia in a Managed Care Population
Patients with an insomnia diagnosis have higher healthcare utilization and costs than a matched control group, both before and after the diagnosis.
Using Administrative Claims to Identify Children With Chronic Conditions in a Statewide Immunization Registry
This study examines the feasibility and utility of using administrative claims from commercial health plans to identify children with chronic conditions in a statewide registry.
Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus: The Urgent Need for Multifactorial Interventions
The pandemic of type 2 diabetes mellitus requires implementation of multifactorial interventions by clinicians for individual
patients and policy makers for the health of the general public.
Patient-Centered Medical Home Features and Expenditures by Medicare Beneficiaries
Analysis of the impact of individual features of the patient-centered medical home care model on future healthcare expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries.
Survival and Cost-Effectiveness of Hospice Care for Metastatic Melanoma Patients
Hospice care is associated with improved median survival time for the patients diagnosed with metastatic melanoma, accompanied by decreased end-of-life costs.
Wait Times, Patient Satisfaction Scores, and the Perception of Care
Clinic wait times do not just affect overall patient satisfaction, but also specifically affect the perception of providers and the quality of care.
Pharmacogenetic-Guided Psychiatric Intervention Associated With Increased Adherence and Cost Savings
Pharmacy and medical claims data showed that patients whose clinicians had access to pharmacogenetic test results had increased adherence and overall cost savings.
Assessment and Potential Determinants of Compliance and Persistence to Antiosteoporosis Therapy in Italy
This analysis of antiosteoporosis therapy shows that 75% of patients have inadequate drug coverage and that adherence is strongly associated with age and administration regimen.
Effect of Management Strategies and Clinical Status on Costs of Care for Advanced HIV
Antiretroviral drugs have replaced hospitalization and other services as the most costly component of HIV care, except in patients with especially advanced HIV.
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