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    • Lower Rates of Patient Safety Events on Psychiatric Units at VA Hospitals

      Published Oct 17 2019, 03:15 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Inpatient psychiatric units at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical centers have lower rates of adverse events and medical errors, compared to psychiatric units at general hospitals, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • VA Extends Collaborative Chronic Care Model for Veterans with Mental Health Conditions

      Published Sep 17 2019, 08:17 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      A multi-year process has led to successful implementation of an innovative, evidence-based approach to improve care for veterans with mental health conditions in the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system, reports a study in a special October supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Associated with Increased Treatment of Other Chronic Diseases

      Published Aug 15 2019, 10:26 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Patients receiving buprenorphine for treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) are more likely to use medications for chronic, unrelated conditions, suggests a study in the September issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Losing Medicaid Coverage Leads to Reduced Use of Healthcare among Adults with Mental Health Disorders

      Published Jul 19 2019, 10:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      For Medicaid enrollees with mental health disorders, losing Medicaid coverage leads to lasting reductions in overall healthcare use, and in outpatient mental health treatment specifically, reports a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • In Making Treatment Decisions, American Women Prefer More Involvement than American Men

      Published Jun 19 2019, 10:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Ethnic group and gender both influence patients’ experiences with treatment decision-making but in different ways, according to new research led by Henry S. Perkins, MD, of the University of Texas Health Science Center and the Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health in San Antonio, Texas. That conclusion appears in an article in the July issue of Medical Care, published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Using Information Technology to Promote Health Equity – Update in Medical Care

      Published May 23 2019, 03:02 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      An innovative health information technology (IT) program helps primary care providers to detect and manage depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in traumatized refugees, reports a study in a special June supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • 'PRO-cision Medicine' Aims to Turn Patient-Reported Outcome Ratings into Personalized Care

      Published Apr 16 2019, 09:33 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are an important target for efforts to improve healthcare – focusing on the most important problems and outcomes identified by patients themselves. A special supplement to Medical Care presents a toolkit of methods to help personalize care for patients with cancer using a 'PRO cision Medicine' approach. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Stroke Risk Drops in Both Black and White Older Adults – Black Patients Have Largest Reductions in Mortality

      Published Mar 20 2019, 02:35 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Recent reductions in hospitalization and death due to stroke extend to both black and white Medicare beneficiaries, reports a study in the April issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Study Shows Rising Rates of Hospitalization in the Homeless

      Published Nov 30 2018, 08:54 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Hospitalization rates among homeless adults have increased sharply in recent years, with a very different set of causes from those in non-homeless individuals, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • How Can Hospitals Keep Doctors Positively Engaged with Their Work?

      Published Nov 13 2018, 02:31 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Individual and work-related factors may be helpful in promoting positive engagement with work among hospital physicians, according to a study in the December issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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