AJMC® in the Press, July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020
AJMC Staff

Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the health care and mainstream press.

A study published in the July 2020 issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), titled “Patient Preferences for Provider Choice: A Discrete Choice Experiment,” was cited in an article by HealthPayerIntelligence.com. In the study, authors used a discrete choice experiment to analyze patient preferences for attributes of provider choice including wait time, network breadth, travel time, continuity of care, and monthly premium.

An article published on AJMC.com, “Racial Bias May Impact Minority Participation in Cancer Trials,” was referenced in a report released by the Center for American Progress. The article found racial and ethnic biases held by research and clinical professionals could contribute to low minority participation in oncology clinical trials.

An article appearing in The River Reporter referenced an article published on AJMC.com in 2018 that found for-profit nursing home residents show more signs of neglect. The article, citing a study published in Gerontology, notes that residents in for-profit nursing homes are almost twice as likely to experience adverse health problems and substandard care.

RevCycleIntelligence.com published an article citing a study published in the June 2020 issue of The American Journal of Accountable Care®. The study, “Accountable Care Organizations and Patient-Centered Medical Homes: Health Expenditures and Health Services,” found care received in these facilities is associated with lower total health care costs compared with standard care.

An article published in Employee Benefit Advisor cited an article that appeared on AJMC.com in 2019 entitled “Healthcare Costs Increased Twice as Fast as Worker Wages Over Last Decade.” The article found that as health costs continued to increase, health spending by families with large employer health plans has increased 2 times faster than workers’ wages over the last 10 years.