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    • 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.

    • Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program May Exceed Reimbursements

      Published Oct 15 2018, 03:33 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      For some healthcare providers – especially those serving racial/ethnic minority and low-income patients – the costs of delivering a new Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) may be much higher than the expected reimbursement, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Most Kids with Special Healthcare Needs Still Aren't Receiving 'Patient-Centered Medical Home' Care

      Published Sep 14 2018, 01:42 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      The "patient-centered medical home" (PCMH) approach is an important tool for providing coordinated care for the millions of American children with special healthcare needs. But most of these special-needs children don't have access to care consistent with the PCMH approach, reports a study in the October issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Racial and Ethnic Minority Patients Have Lower Rates of Medicare Preventive Care Visits – Income and Education Partially Explain the Difference

      Published Aug 13 2018, 03:04 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Medicare patients nationwide have low rates of preventive care visits – with the lowest rates found in older adults of minority race/ethnicity, reports a study in the September issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • In Medicaid Patients, High Opioid Doses and Concurrent Sedative Use Are Risk Factors for Fatal Opioid Overdose

      Published Jul 12 2018, 12:27 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Among Medicaid recipients taking prescription opioids, high opioid doses and concurrent treatment with benzodiazepine sedatives are among the key, potentially modifiable risk factors for fatal overdose, reports a study in the August issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Financial Literacy Linked to Lower Hospitalization Risk in Older Adults

      Published Jun 14 2018, 12:09 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Could being more knowledgeable about finances help to keep you out of the hospital? Older adults with higher financial literacy are at lower risk of being hospitalized, reports a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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