A “Sludge Audit” for Health System Colorectal Cancer Screening Services
A systematic, mixed methods “sludge audit” identified novel health system delivery targets for improving colorectal cancer screening services.
Planning for the Future of Population Health: The Johns Hopkins Medicine Experience
Johns Hopkins Medicine underwent a reorganization of its population health services, with a new structure, set of priorities, and development of a 3-year strategic plan.
Social Determinants of Health and High-Cost Utilization Among Commercially Insured Population
Residence in a more disadvantaged neighborhood was associated with higher likelihood of being a high-cost utilizer among older adults and lower likelihood among younger adults.
Managed Critical Care: Impact of Remote Decision-Making on Patient Outcomes
This work serves as a step toward better understanding the implications of remote critical care intervention by evaluating levels of tele–intensive care unit decision-making authority.
Hospital Partnership and Patient Outcomes Among Postacute Patients With Stroke
This article explores the patient-sharing relationships between acute hospitals and postacute hospitals and how these relationships influence patient discharge outcomes.
Availability of Off-Marketplace Plans With Lower Premiums for Higher-Income Families
Off-marketplace plans are widely available, and individuals with higher incomes can obtain silver plans with low premiums off-marketplace.
Influence of Prior Authorization Requirements on Provider Clinical Decision-Making
An online survey identified that documentation requirements and communication issues with health plans are associated with providers modifying clinical decisions to avoid medication prior authorization.
Health-Related Quality of Life in High-Cost, High-Need Populations
Health-related quality of life is a psychometrically sound outcome measure for high-cost, high-need populations. Unlike health care spending, it does not exhibit mean reversion.
Accountable Care Organizations and Use of Surgery Among Patients With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias
The decision to pursue surgery in patients with Alzheimer disease and related dementias is challenging. Accountable care organizations may influence decisions to pursue surgery in this population.
Advancing Health Equity Through Medication Formulary Policy
Medication formulary policies represent a key determinant of access to medication and can be leveraged to advance pharmacoequity and health equity writ large.
Teamwork Measure Relates to Provider Experience, Burnout, and Intent to Stay
A 6-item teamwork measure with good construct validity correlated with favorable provider outcomes including work experience, burnout, and intent to stay with the organization.
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