Bibliography

The Johns Hopkins ACG® System Bibliography provides links to more than 900 papers and reports from across the globe detailing various studies utilizing the ACG System in a variety of locations, populations, and innovative applications.

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Predictors of hospital stay and home care services use: A population-based, retrospective cohort study in stage IV gastric cancer

Palliat Med 29:147-156. Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada; Queen’s University, Kingston, […]

Vitamin D, asthma prevalence and asthma exacerbations: a large adult population-based study

Allergy. Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel. BACKGROUND: The impact of low […]

Estimating Demand for Care After a Medicaid Expansion: Lessons From Oregon

J Ambul Care Manage. Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research, Portland, OR; Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA To estimate how the […]

Physician integrated network: a second look

Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy. Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Winnipeg, MB, Canada This is the second report from Manitoba Centre for […]

Relationship between pain and quality of life – findings from the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care – Blekinge study

Scand J Pain 5:270-275. Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden; Lund University, Lund, Sweden; Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The influence of pain […]

Physical health and gender as risk factors for usage of services for mental illness

J Epidemiol Community Health 68:971-978. Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; […]

Medication oversupply in patients with diabetes

Res Social Adm Pharm 11:382-400. Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA; University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA; Pharmacy […]

Data resource profile: Pathways to Health and Social Equity for Children (PATHS Equity for Children)

Int J Epidemiol 43:1438-1449. Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Winnipeg, MB, Canada The PATHS Data Resource is a unique database comprising data that follow individuals […]

Federal disaster declarations and denials: analyzing spatial equity in the implementation of the Stafford Act

Tampa, FL, USA: University of South Florida (doctoral dissertation). University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA Federal disaster declarations are authorized by the president under […]

A qualitative study on clinicians’ perceptions about the implementation of a population risk stratification tool in primary care practice of the Basque Health Service

BMC Fam Pract 15:150. Basque Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Bizkaia, Spain BACKGROUND: A prospective Population Risk Stratification (PRS) tool was first introduced in the public […]

Comorbidity as a predictor of health services utilization and mortality in patients with diabetes

Gac Sanit 29:10-14. Published in Spanish. Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, España; Dirección General de Planificación y Aseguramiento, Zaragoza, España; Grupo de Investigación en Servicios Sanitarios […]

Impact of rheumatoid arthritis on receiving a diagnosis of hypertension among patients with regular primary care

Arthritis Care Res Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Division, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA OBJECTIVE: Despite numerous studies reporting increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients […]

Inequities in ambulatory care and the relationship between socioeconomic status and respiratory hospitalizations: a population-based study of a Canadian city

Ann Fam Med 12:402-407. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada PURPOSE: Individuals of lower socioeconomic status have higher rates of hospitalization due to ambulatory care-sensitive […]

Developing a dashboard to help measure and achieve the triple aim: a population-based cohort study

BMC Health Serv Res 14:363. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Health system planners aim to pursue the three goals of Triple Aim: 1) reduce […]

The healthy migrant effect in primary care

Gac Sanit 29:15-20. Aragón Health Sciences Institute (IACS), Zaragoza, Spain; University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain; Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain; Carlos III Health Institute, […]

Atypical antipsychotic drugs and the risk for acute kidney injury and other adverse outcomes in older adults: a population-based cohort study

Ann Intern Med 161:242-248. London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada; St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; Yale University and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New […]

Is socioeconomic status associated with utilization of health care services in a single-payer universal health care system?

Int J Equity Health 13:115. Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel; Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel OBJECTIVES: To assess an association of Socio-economic status with […]

The meaningful use of electronic health records and health care quality

Am J Med Qual 30:512-519. Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA The federal government is investing approximately $30 billion in incentives for adoption […]

One-year outcomes associated with using observation services in triaging patients with nonspecific chest pain

Clin Cardiol 37:591-596. Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas. BACKGROUND: Observation services are provided in […]

Risk prediction models to predict emergency hospital admission in community-dwelling adults: a systematic review

Med Care 52:751-756. Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland BACKGROUND: Risk prediction models have been developed to identify […]

How do immigrants use primary health care services? A register-based study in Norway

Eur J Public Health 25:72-78. University of Bergen, Norway; Carlos III Health Institute, Madrid, Spain; Aragón Health Sciences Institute (IACS), Zaragoza, Spain; University of Zaragoza, […]

Have we left some behind? Trends in socio-economic inequalities in breastfeeding initiation: a population-based epidemiological surveillance study

Can J Public Health 105:e362. Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Winnipeg, MB, Canada OBJECTIVES: Breastfeeding is associated with improved health. Surveillance data show that breastfeeding […]

High-risk case identification for use in comprehensive complex care management

Popul Health Manag. Clalit Research Institute , Chief Physician’s Office, Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel . The current study aimed to develop a patient […]

High-risk case identification for use in comprehensive complex care management

Popul Health Manag 18:15-22. Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel The current study aimed to develop a patient selection process for muiltimorbid care management that […]

Prevalence of depression in adults with type 2 diabetes in the Basque Country: relationship with glycaemic control and health care costs

BMC Public Health 14:769. Basque Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Barakaldo, Spain BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of depression in […]

Impact of language barriers on complications and mortality among immigrants with diabetes: a population-based cohort study

Diabetes Care 38:189-196. University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada; St. Michael’s […]

Obstructive sleep apnea and incident diabetes

A historical cohort study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 190:218-225. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada; […]

Sitagliptin use in patients with diabetes and heart failure: a population-based retrospective cohort study

JACC Heart Fail. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada OBJECTIVES: The study objective was to evaluate the effects of sitagliptin in patients with type 2 […]

Changes in office visit use associated with electronic messaging and telephone encounters among patients with diabetes in the PCMH

Ann Fam Med 12:338-343. Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA PURPOSE: Telephone- and Internet-based communication are increasingly common in primary care, yet there is […]

State funding for health information technology and selected ambulatory healthcare quality measures

Appl Clin Inform 5:594-602. Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA BACKGROUND: Previous studies on the effects of health information technology (health IT) on […]

Similar multimorbidity patterns in primary care patients from two European regions: results of a factor analysis

PLoS One 9:e100375. Aragón Health Sciences Institute, Zaragoza, Spain; Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Department of General Practice, KU Leuven, Belgium. OBJECTIVE: To compare the […]

Age and gender differences in the prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity in the older population

BMC Geriatr 14:75. Department of Health Wellbeing and Family, Government of Aragón, Zaragoza, Spain BACKGROUND: The coexistence of several chronic diseases in one same individual, […]

VG primarvard i for hallande till riksrevisionens rapport “primaryvardens styrning – efter behov eller efterfragan?”

Vanersborg, Sweden: Vastra Gotalandsregionen. Published in Swedish. Vastra Gotalandsregionen, Vanersborg, Sweden

Profils de multimorbidite et caracteristiques demographiques – patients inscrits dans les groupes de medecine de famille de Montreal (GMF)

Montreal, QC, Canada: Montreal Health and Social Services Agency. Montreal Health and Social Services Agency, Montreal, QC, Canada La coexistence de plusieurs maladies chroniques est […]

The hassle of wellness: do peers and health status matter?

In: Population Association of America, eds. 2014 Annual Meeting, Population Association of America. Princeton, NJ, USA: Population Association of America. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA […]

Efficiency assessment of primary care providers: a conditional nonparametric approach

Eur J Operational Res 240:235-244. Universidad de Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain; Basque Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Sondika, Spain; Osakidetza, Basque Health Service, Erandio, Spain This paper […]

Variation in inpatient hospital prices and outpatient service quantities drive geographic differences in private spending in Texas

Health Serv Res. University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA OBJECTIVE: To measure the contribution of market-level prices, utilization, and health risk […]

How is the electronic health record being used? Use of EHR data to assess physician-level variability in technology use

J Am Med Inform Assoc Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA BACKGROUND: Studies of the effects of electronic health records (EHRs) have had […]

The patient-centered medical home, electronic health records, and quality of care

Ann Intern Med 160:741-749. Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA BACKGROUND: The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of primary care is being implemented […]

Associations among socioeconomic status (SES), patterns of care and outcomes in breast cancer (BC) patients (pts) in a universal health care system: Ontario’s experience

2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. Abstract 6625. J Clin Oncol 32 (suppl; abstr 6625). University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Sunnybrook Health […]

Long-term risk of heart failure associated with adjuvant trastuzumab in breast cancer patients

2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. Abstract 9504. J Clin Oncol 32 (suppl; abstr 9504). University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; St. Michael’s […]

Predictive validity of tools used to assess the risk of unplanned admissions: a rapid review of the evidence

York, UK: University of York. University of York, York, UK CRD has developed an evidence briefing and support service tailored to the needs of commissioners […]

Adverse cardiac events in older patients receiving venlafaxine: a population-based study

J Clin Psychiatry 75:e552-e558. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada OBJECTIVE: Venlafaxine is a commonly prescribed antidepressant, but whether its noradrenergic effects impart increased […]

Elective, major noncardiac surgery on the weekend: a population-based cohort study of 30-day mortality

Med Care 52:557-564. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada IMPORTANCE: Previous research has demonstrated that patients undergoing elective […]

Comparative analysis of outcome measures used in examining neurodevelopmental effects of early childhood anesthesia exposure

Anesthesiology 120:1319-1332. Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia; Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia; New York State Psychiatric […]

Relation between surgeon volume and risk of complications after total hip arthroplasty: propensity score matched cohort study

BMJ 348:g3284. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada OBJECTIVES: To identify a cut point in annual surgeon […]

An actuarial perspective on healthcare expenditure in the last year of life

Washington, DC: International Congress of Actuaries. University of Cape Town, South Africa The aim of this paper is to highlight the key methodological considerations in […]

Risks of hospitalizations and surgery in elderly-onset inflammatory bowel disease: a population based study

Gastroenterology 146:S-171. Background: The incidence of Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) in the elderly population is reported to be increasing. Comorbid diseases, which […]

Full-service family practice in British Columbia: policy interventions and trends in practice, 1991-2010

Healthc Policy 9:32-47. University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada BACKGROUND: British Columbia’s primary care reform (initiated in 2002) aims to promote “full-service family practice” […]

Trends in abdominal aneurysm surgery, 2002-2014

Toronto, ON, Canada: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (internal report). Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada Methods: We conducted a population-based cohort study […]

Effects of dementia on postoperative outcomes of older adults with hip fractures: a population-based study

J Am Med Dir Assoc. Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada; Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, […]

Specialty use among patients with treated hypertension in a patient-centered medical home

J Gen Intern Med Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA BACKGROUND: Little is known about […]

Comparison of health care needs of child family members of adults with alcohol or drug dependence versus adults with asthma or diabetes

J Dev Behav Pediatr 35:282-291. Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA OBJECTIVE: To compare the health problems, preventive care utilization, and […]

Comparative effectiveness of olmesartan and other angiotensin receptor blockers in diabetes mellitus: retrospective cohort study

Hypertension 63:977-983. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Olmesartan has been linked with increased risk of cardiovascular mortality and sprue-like enteropathy. We compared outcomes between […]

Procedures take less time at ambulatory surgery centers, keeping costs down and ability to meet demand up

Health Aff 33:764-769. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA During the past thirty years outpatient surgery has become an […]

The association between obesity and outpatient visits for acute respiratory infections in Ontario, Canada

Int J Obes 38:113-119. Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada; Public Health Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada OBJECTIVE: […]

Comparison of comorbidity classification methods for predicting outcomes in a population-based cohort of adults with human immunodeficiency virus infection

Ann Epidemiol 24:532-537. St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada PURPOSE: We […]

Impact of socio-economic status on breast cancer screening in women with diabetes: a population-based study

Diabet Med 31:806-812. Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada AIMS: There is evidence to suggest that mammography rates are decreased in […]

Can gender difference in prescription drug use be explained by gender-related morbidity? A study on a Swedish population during 2006

BMC Public Health 14:329. Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden BACKGROUND: It has been reported […]

The potential for community-based health information exchange systems to reduce hospital readmissions

J Am Med Inform Assoc 22:435-442. Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA BACKGROUND: Hospital readmissions are common, costly, and offer opportunities for utilization […]

The roles of primary care PAs and NPs caring for older adults with diabetes

JAAPA 27:45-49. Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA; University of […]

The impact of influenza vaccination on hospitalizations and mortality among frail older people

J Am Med Dir Assoc 15:256-260. National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to evaluate the benefits of influenza vaccination […]

The roles of primary care PAs and NPs caring for older adults with diabetes

JAAPA 27:45-49. Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; VetUnerans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA; University of […]

Comorbidity of dementia: a cross-sectional study of primary care older patients

BMC Psychiatry 14:84. EpiChron Research Group on Chronic Diseases, Aragón Health Sciences Institute (IACS), University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain BACKGROUND: The epidemiologic study of comorbidities of […]

Paying for primary care: the factors associated with physician self-selection into payment models

Working paper no. 2014-06. Toronto, ON, Canada: Canadian Centre for Health Economics. Canadian Centre for Health Economics, Toronto, ON, Canada In this paper we use […]

Association between use of a health information exchange system and hospital admissions

Appl Clin Inform 5:219-231. Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA OBJECTIVE: Relevant patient information is frequently difficult to obtain in emergency department (ED) […]

All-cause mortality and serious cardiovascular events in people with hip and knee osteoarthritis: a population based cohort study

PLoS One 9:e91286. Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Because […]

Keep it simple? Predicting primary health care costs with clinical morbidity measures

J Health Econ 35C:109-122. University of Bristol, Bristol, UK; University of York, York, UK Models of the determinants of individuals’ primary care costs can be […]

Increased surgeon experience with rheumatoid arthritis reduces the risk of complications following total joint arthroplasty

Arthritis Rheumatol 66:488-496. University of Toronto and Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship between surgeon experience with, and complications following, […]

Development of a predictive risk model for unplanned admissions in the Basque Country

Rev Esp Salud Publica 88:251-260. Published in Spanish. Centro de Salud de Astrabudua,.Osakidetza (Servicio Vasco de Salud), Erandio. Bizkaia, Spain; Instituto Vasco de Innovación Sanitaria. […]

Prevalence and costs of multimorbidity by deprivation levels in the Basque country: a population based study using health administrative databases

PLoS One 9:e89787. Basque Health Service, Erandio, Bizkaia, Spain; Basque Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Sondika, Bizkaia, Spain; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; Australian National […]

Kronik: Datafangst fra nyt system kan anvendes både administrativt og sundhedspolitisk

Ugeskrift for Laeger 176:380-381. Published in Danish. Syddansk University, Odense, Denmark

Characteristics of physicians and patients who join team-based primary care practices: evidence from Quebec’s Family Medicine Groups

Health Policy 116:264-272. McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; Direction de la santé publique de l’Agence de la Santé et des services sociaux de Montréal, Montreal, […]

Obesity and co-morbidities in type 2 diabetes: an opportunity to bend the Health Care Cost Curve

Rev Clin Esp 214:140-142. University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark Obesity has long been known as a driver and predictor of the increasing global prevalence […]

A cross-sectional, population-based study measuring comorbidity among people living with HIV in Ontario

BMC Public Health 14:161. Primary Health Care Research Centre, Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: As people diagnosed with HIV and receiving combination antiretroviral […]

Antihypertensive medication initiation among young adults with regular primary care use

J Gen Intern Med Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA BACKGROUND: Young adults with hypertension have […]

Comorbidity and healthcare expenditure in women with osteoporosis living in the Basque Country (Spain)

J Osteoporosis Basque Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Barakaldo, Spain BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of depression in the population […]

Increased risk of complications following total joint arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis Rheumatol 66:254-263. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada OBJECTIVE: Most of the evidence regarding complications following total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty […]

Patient and Physician Factors Associated With Pulmonary Function Testing for COPD: A Population Study

Chest 145:272-281. Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences; Sunnybrook Research Institute; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: The diagnosis of COPD […]

MEDS-AD Waiver (MTM) Program final report

Prepared for Florida Medicaid. Tallahassee, FL, USA: College of Medicine, Florida State University. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA This report summarizes the final findings […]

Identifying possible indicators of systematic overuse of health care procedures with claims data

Med Care 52:157-163. Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA BACKGROUND: Health care quality is frequently described with measures representing […]

Effects of impairment in activities of daily living on predicting mortality following hip fracture surgery in studies using administrative healthcare databases

BMC Geriatr 14:9. Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Impairment in activities of daily living (ADL) is an important predictor of outcomes although many administrative […]

Waiting to see the specialist: patient and provider characteristics of wait times from primary to specialty care

BMC Fam Pract 15:16. Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: Wait times are an important measure of access to various health care […]

Impact of a high-deductible health plan on outpatient visits and associated diagnostic tests

Med Care 52:86-92. Harvard University; Harvard Medical School; Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA BACKGROUND: By shifting a greater share of […]

Undiagnosed hypertension among young adults with regular primary care use

J Hypertens 32:65-74. University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI; Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and School of Pharmacy, University of […]

Population-level costs and resource utilization of homecare for persons with Alzheimer’s disease

J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 21:pe120. Background: The aging population in Ontario is accompanied by an increased incidence and prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Given […]

Infliximab in ulcerative colitis: the impact of preoperative treatment on rates of colectomy and prescribing practices in the province of British Columbia, Canada

Dis Colon Rectum 57:83-90. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada BACKGROUND: Approximately 20% of patients with ulcerative colitis will require surgical treatment. Recent data […]

Comprehensive preventive care assessments for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Ontario – Part 2: 2003-2014

Objective To determine if there has been an increase in preventive care among adults with IDD as a result of the publication of the Canadian […]

Comparative operative outcomes of early and delayed cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a population-based propensity score analysis

Ann Surg 259:10-15. Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center; Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital; and ‡Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, […]

Predictors of hospital stay and home care services use: A population-based, retrospective cohort study in stage IV gastric cancer

Background: Home care services use has been proposed as a means of reducing costs in palliative care by decreasing hospital stay without impacting quality of […]

A health insurance plan with wellness features

Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University (doctoral dissertation). Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA Employers are increasingly using wellness programs to improve health and lifestyle of employees. […]

Increased suicidal activity following major trauma: a population-based study

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:180-184. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA; University of Regina, Regina, […]

Pneumococcal vaccine targeting strategy for older adults: Customized risk profiling

Vaccine 32:990-995. Clalit Research Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel BACKGROUND: Current pneumococcal vaccine campaigns take a broad, primarily age-based approach to immunization targeting, overlooking many clinical […]

Evaluation of the Maryland Multi-Payer Patient Centered Medical Home Program

First Annual Report. Baltimore, MD, USA: Maryland Health Care Commission. IMPAQ International, Columbia, MD, USA The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC), an agency of the […]

A predictive model to identify patients at risk of unplanned 30-day acute care hospital readmission

In: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, September 9-11, 2013, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE:551-556. Department of Health Policy and Management, […]

Clinical integration of the chronic patient

Enfermeria Clnica 24:35-43. Published in Spanish. Gerencia del Servicio de Salud de Castilla-La Mancha (SESCAM), Toledo, Spain Castilla-La Mancha Health Service is developing the integration […]

Adverse selection and inertia in health insurance markets: when nudging hurts

Am Econ Rev 103:2643-2682. University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA This paper investigates consumer inertia in health insurance markets, where adverse selection is a potential […]

Future complexity of care tier affected by depression outcomes

J Prim Care Community Health 5:30-35. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. BACKGROUND: The inclusion of mental health issues in the evaluation of multimorbidity generally has […]

Exploratory analysis of high CT scan utilization in claims data

J Am Coll Radiol 11:51-58. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. USA; Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA PURPOSE: This study explores characteristics that distinguish higher […]

Association between use of a specialized diagnostic assessment unit and the diagnostic interval in Ontario breast cancer patients

Kingston, ON, Canada: Queen’s University (masters thesis). Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada BACKGROUND: The amount of time that it takes to get a breast cancer […]

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