May 2019

Improving Provider Directory Accuracy: Can Machine-Readable Directories Help?

May 15, 2019


The authors examined the accuracy of provider directories and found widespread errors. Machine-readable directories are not more accurate than conventional directories, despite their advantages. A survey of promising initiatives to improve directory accuracy was also completed.

Cost-Effectiveness of DPP-4 Inhibitor and SGLT2 Inhibitor Combination Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

May 14, 2019


This study evaluates the long-term cost-effectiveness of treatment involving combination therapy with dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors and sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors compared with an alternative with sulfonyureas prior to insulin initiation on a background of metformin.

Clarification of References to Medication Adherence Scale

May 13, 2019


Correction to the Trends From the Field article, “Health Literacy, Preventive Health Screening, and Medication Adherence Behaviors of Older African Americans at a PCMH,” published in the September 2018 issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.