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Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning by GIM hospitalist Dr. Emily J. Martin. JAMA. 2019; 321(11):1051-1052
Congrats to Dr. Martin on the publication of her editorial!
Evaluation of an Intervention to Reduce Low-Value Preoperative Care for Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery at a Safety-Net Health System. JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 25, 2019
John N. Mafi, MD, MPH; Patricia Godoy-Travieso, MSN, MHA, RN; Eric Wei, MD; Malvin Anders, MD; Rodolfo Amaya, MD; Carmen A. Carrillo, MA, MHS; Jesse L. Berry, MD; Laura Sarff, MSN, RN, MBA; Lauren Daskivich, MD, MSHS; Sitaram Vangala, MS; Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD; Emmett Keeler, PhD; Cheryl L. Damberg, PhD; Catherine Sarkisian, MD, MSPH
In this study at 2 academic safety-net medical centers in California, the quality improvement initiative was associated with reduced preoperative testing compared with the control health system. Also, 3-year projections estimated a modest amount of cost savings associated with the initiative; simulating fee-for-service health system perspective estimated losses and a societal perspective estimated savings.
Performance of FRAX and FRAX-Based Treatment Thresholds in Women Aged 40 and Older: The Manitoba BMD Registry. Crandall CJ, Schousboe JT, Morin SN, Lix LM, Leslie W. J Bone Miner Res. 2019 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30920022
Comparison of nylon-flocked swab and Dacron swab cytology for anal HSIL detection in transgender women and gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. Wiley DJ, Hsu HK, Ganser MA, Brook J, Elashoff DA, et al. Cancer Cytopathol. 2019 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30913381
The Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Translational Research Network: Building and Sustaining Capacity for Multi-Site Basic Biomedical, Clinical and Behavioral Research. Ofili EO, Tchounwou PB, Fernandez-Repollet E, ... Norris KC; RCMI Investigators and RTRN Team Members. Ethn Dis. 2019 Feb 21;29(Suppl 1):135-144. doi: 10.18865/ed.29.S1.135. eCollection 2019. PMID: 30906162
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Household Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs. Schickedanz AB, Escarce JJ, Halfon N, et al. Am J Prev Med. 2019 Mar 13. pii: S0749-3797(18)32445-0. doi: .1016/j.amepre.2018.11.019. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30905486
Kidney Disease Quality of Life 36-Item Short Form Survey (KDQOL-36) Normative Values for the United States Dialysis Population and New Single Summary Score. Peipert JD, Nair D, Klicko K, Schatell DR, Hays RD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Apr;30(4):654-663. Epub 2019 Mar 21. PMID: 30898868
School Mobility and Its Impact on Student Health-Reply. Dudovitz RN, Chung PJ, Wong MD. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Mar 18. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.0228. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 30882869
Thirty-Day Postdischarge Mortality Among Black and White Patients 65 Years and Older in the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. Huckfeldt P, Escarce J, Sood N, Yang Z, Popescu I, Nuckols T. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Mar 1;2(3):e190634. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.0634. PMID: 30874780
Underuse of Medications and Lifestyle Counseling to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Diabetes. Newman JD, Berger JS, Ladapo JA. Diabetes Care. 2019 Mar 12. pii: dc181554. doi: 10.2337/dc18-1554. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 30862654
Expanding the Patient's Voice in Nephrology with Patient-Reported Outcomes. Peipert JD, Hays RD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Apr;30(4):530-532. Epub 2019 Mar 7. No abstract available. PMID: 30846558
A simple high-throughput approach identifies actionable drug sensitivities in patient-derived tumor organoids. Phan N, Hong JJ, Tofig B, Mapua M, Elashoff D, et al. Commun Biol. 2019 Feb 25;2:78. eCollection 2019. PMID: 30820473