Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the health care and mainstream press.
A story in Becker's Hospital Review cited a study published in the December 2022 issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®). The study, “Financial Impact of Telehealth: Rural Chief Financial Officer Perspectives,” interviewed chief financial officers of rural hospitals and found that they perceived telehealth to have some financial advantages; however, they did not believe that telehealth improved their hospitals’ financial situations.
Business Journals cited a 2019 Insights piece published in The American Journal of Accountable Care®, the sister journal of AJMC®. The article, “How Health Insurance Providers Are Tackling Social Barriers to Health,” noted that investing in prevention is key to healthier people, healthier communities, and lower health care costs, with health insurance providers and other health care professionals increasingly investing in innovative solutions that address social barriers to health and wellness, also referred to as social determinants of health.
A first-hand account of how pharmacists returning home after a convention responded to a medical emergency aboard a United Airlines flight, “Flight Home From Pharmacy Conference Holds More Surprises With Medical Emergency,” published on AJMC.com, was highlighted on AJP.com.au, the website for the Australian Journal of Pharmacy.
Health Digest referenced a story published this week on AJMC.com, “Low-Carbohydrate Diet Contributed to Better Glycemic Control in Patients With Diabetes,” about the effect of a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. However, the changes were not sustainable.
An article by Parkinson's News Today referenced a study published in a 2020 supplement to AJMC®, titled “Exploring the Clinical Burden of OFF Periods in Parkinson Disease.” The study indicated that OFF periods can pose a substantial burden to those with Parkinson disease and their caregivers, and available treatments for OFF periods may help alleviate this burden.