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    • No-Deductible Preventive Drugs Lower Costs, Increase Medication Use for Low-Income Diabetes Patients

      Published May 27 2020, 09:53 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      For patients with diabetes – especially those with lower incomes – preventive drug lists (PDLs) of essential medications available with no deductible can reduce out-of-pocket costs while increasing use of important treatments, reports a study in a June supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Rates of ADHD Diagnosis in Veterans Are Rising, Reports VA Study in Medical Care

      Published Feb 26 2020, 09:37 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Rates of diagnosed attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in veterans receiving care in the VA health system more than doubled during the past decade, reports a study in the March issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • For Low Back Pain in Older Adults, Treatment Doesn’t Match Guidelines

      Published Jan 23 2020, 10:55 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Many Medicare patients with new episodes of low back pain receive care inconsistent with current guidelines – including high use of opioids and advanced imaging tests, reports a study in the February issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • 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.

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