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June 21, 2017
Evaluation of healthcare utilization and costs over 3 years for adults with insulin-requiring diabetes who transition from multiple daily insulin injections to insulin infusion pumps.
Patients who enrolled in a trial to lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol spoke positively of the multifaceted intervention: pillbox monitoring and financial incentives were socially acceptable.
June 22, 2017
This study identifies practices and perceptions around public reporting of â€œroll-upâ€
June 26, 2017
The offer of free medications to low-income Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes enrolled in Part D plans has no impact on generic prescribing rates.
The authors interviewed patients with access to a price transparency website. Despite a positive opinion of price shopping in theory, respondents reported barriers to doing so in reality.
June 28, 2017
TRENDS FROM THE FIELD
The mean online patient rating for Veterans Affairs hospitals was higher (3.70 ± 1.3 out of 5) than the rating for affiliated hospitals (3.19 ± 1.3; P = .003).
June 27, 2017
Patient and treatment heterogeneity were characterized within a sample of nonadherent buprenorphine members; an improved understanding of these factors may optimize patient—treatment matching and intervention efforts.
June 29, 2017
Compared with lower-cost plans, Medicare Advantage enrollees pay more for their plans the longer they remain enrolled.
The authors compare methods of retrospectively attributing patients to provider systems by the fraction of patients attributed and the stability of attribution over time.
June 30, 2017
Minimally invasive radical prostatectomy was more commonly performed in civilian hospitals compared with military hospitals among TRICARE beneficiaries, with comparable postoperative outcomes.