AJMC® in the Press, October 16, 2020

October 16, 2020

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

A piece posted on MobiHealthNews cited an article published on AJMC.com, the website of The American Journal of Managed Care®. The article, “Diabetic Amputations May Be Rising in the United States,” examined a study published in Diabetes Care that found lower-limb amputations may be rising in the United States after decades of decline. This comes amid reports of rising rates of diabetes and obesity among young adults and soaring insulin costs, which may mean diabetes is not being effectively treated. The article was additionally referenced by Yahoo Finance.

An article by Voice of America, titled “College Revenues Shrinking During Coronavirus Pandemic,” cited an interview published on AJMC.com. The interview, “How Have Colleges, Universities Addressed the COVID-19 Pandemic?,” featured Dennis Scanlon, PhD, distinguished professor of Health Policy and Administration at Pennsylvania State University, who spoke on the myriad of factors considered by colleges and universities when deciding how to reopen amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, particularly in prioritizing the safety of students, faculty, and community members, as well as the quality of education delivered.