January 2015

Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary

January 20, 2015


The founding mission of AJMC was to bring the best available and most relevant evidence regarding efficient clinical and managerial practice to a broad spectrum of healthcare stakeholders-a mission that remains unchanged to this day.

Frequency and Costs of Hospital Transfers for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions

January 20, 2015


This article outlines the frequency of transfers of patients with ambulatory care-sensitive conditions from nursing homes to emergency departments or hospitals, and provides reliable estimates of associated costs.

State of Emergency Preparedness for US Health Insurance Plans

January 16, 2015


Health insurance plans serve a critical role in public health emergencies. The authors queried plans about issues related to emergency preparedness: infrastructure, adaptability, connectedness, and best practices.