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Projected Health Benefits and Health Care Savings from the United States National Hepatitis C Elimination Initiative
The national hepatitis C elimination initiative would substantially reduce HCV-related morbidity and mortality and would reduce healthcare spending at 10 years and beyond.Posted in
Expanding the Use of Brief Cognitive Assessments to Detect Suspected Early-Stage Cognitive Impairment in Primary Care
Providing primary care clinicians with suitable assessment tools, integrating brief cognitive assessments into routine workflows, and crafting payment policies to encourage adoption of assessments would all help improve detection.Posted in
Role of Parents’ Perceived Risk and Responsibility in Deciding on Children’s COVID-19 Vaccination
Parents’ perceptions of the COVID-19 vaccine’s long-term comparative risk and their greater anticipated responsibility for children getting sick if vaccinated (versus not) were associated with lower vaccine uptake among children of vaccinated parents.Posted in
Identifying Healthcare Stereotype Threat in Older Gay Men Living with HIV
The majority of Healthcare stereotype threat experiences were connected to the social identities of sexual orientation, HIV status, and age.Posted in
ADDITIONAL JOURNAL ARTICLES
Food Insecurity Is Under-Reported in Surveys That Ask About the Past Year
The study investigated discrepancies in food insecurity rates by comparing past-week and past-year food insecurity measures, and explored the role of recall bias.
The Generalized Risk-Adjusted Cost-Effectiveness (GRACE) Model for Measuring the Value of Gains in Health: An Exact Formulation
Abstract The generalized risk-adjusted cost-effectiveness (GRACE) model generalizes conventional cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) by introducing diminishing returns to Health-Related Quality of Life (QoL). This changes CEA practice in three ways: (1) Willingness to pay (WTP) increases exponentially with untreated illness severity or pre-existing permanent disability, and WTP ends up lower for mild diseases but higher for […]
Aging on the Job? The Association Between Occupational Characteristics and Accelerated Biological Aging
Adverse occupational characteristics held at midlife, particularly service work, low job control, heavy lifting, and long work hours, are associated with accelerated biological aging.
Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Living with Dementia
The Beers Criteria identifies potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) that should be avoided in older adults living with dementia.
Factors Associated with Biosimilar Exclusions and Step Therapy Restrictions Among US Commercial Health Plans
Cancer treatment, pediatric population, and coverage restriction of the reference products are some of the most significant factors that are associated with biosimilar coverage decisions.
Interrupted Time Series Analysis: Patient Characteristics and Rates of Opioid-Use-Disorder-Related Emergency Department Visits in the Los Angeles County Public Hospital System during COVID-19
Public emergency departments served as a stopgap for patients suffering from OUD in Los Angeles County during the pandemic and can be utilized to guide preventative interventions in vulnerable populations.