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September 28, 2016
The authors propose statewide programs that would expand the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program for all medications-not just opiates-in order to reduce outpatient medication errors.
October 04, 2016
Treating hospitalists effectively identify and efficiently address early postdischarge problems through a single, brief telephone encounter.
October 11, 2016
One-year mortality following hip fracture in Asian American women is comparable among Chinese, Japanese, and Filipina women, comprising nearly three-fourths of the Asian population examined.
October 10, 2016
Granulocyte-colony stimulating factors (G-CSFs) reduce the risk of febrile neutropenia in patients with cancer. This study evaluates the clinical and nonclinical value associated with G-CSFs.
October 12, 2016
Among patients likely needing mental health care, two-thirds had no discussion or perfunctory discussion of mental health during periodic health exams.
October 13, 2016
The authors aimed to examine whether participation in Medicare managed care, compared with fee-for-service, has any effects on racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes care and healthcare expenditures among older adults.
October 14, 2016
Nineteen percent of bills for out-of-network visits were negotiated, and of these negotiated bills, individuals were successful in lowering their costs approximately half the time.
TRENDS FROM THE FIELD
Case study of a payer-led intervention to improve coordination of care for adult Medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness.
The results of this simulation model suggest that implementing a pharmacist-led medication reconciliation intervention at hospital discharge could be cost-saving compared with usual care.
Health-related quality-of-life data are often collected during routine clinical care. We present a method to create nationally representative benchmarks for clinical subspecialties.
“Healthy Steps for Older Adults,” the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s falls prevention program, resulted in savings of $718 to $840 per person.