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Oct, 2014
Article
Authors:

Yun K, Chesnokova A, Shults J, Pinto A, Rubin D

 

OBJECTIVES: We describe trends in receipt of preventive dental care among Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania between 2005 and 2010, comparing the US children of immigrants with their co-ethnic peers in nonimmigrant families. METHODS: We analyzed Pennsylvania Medicaid claims, bir...

Oct, 2014
Article
Authors:

Fiks A, Zhang P, Localio R, Khan S, Grundmeier R, Karavite D, Bailey C, Alessandrini E, Forrest C

OBJECTIVE: Substantial investment in electronic health records (EHRs) has provided an unprecedented opportunity to use clinical decision support (CDS) to increase guideline adherence. To inform efforts to maximize adoption, we characterized the adoption of an otitis media (OM) CDS system...

Oct, 2014
Authors:

Yun K, Chesnokova A, Shults J, Pinto A, Rubin D

This Research at a Glance brief summarizes trends in receipt of preventive dental care among Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania between 2005 and 2010.  This study examined the rates of use among subgroups of children, such as children from different racial/ethnic groups and US-bo...

Sep, 2014
Article
Authors:

Walter J, DeCamp M, Goold S

ABSTRACT: AB is a seventy-four-year-old man with longstanding chronic kidney disease related to diabetes. Six months ago, his kidney disease progressed, and he began hemodialysis three times weekly. Since then, he has been hospitalized five times for various problems. FB begins asking th...

Sep, 2014
Article
Authors:

Knight A, Weiss P, Morales K, Gerdes M, Gutstein A, Vickery M, Keren R

BACKGROUND:  Depression and anxiety adversely affects outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and healthcare utilization is high for pediatric SLE. We aimed to characterize the prevalence of depression and anxiety in pediatric SLE, and their association with healthcare utilization...

Sep, 2014
Article
Authors:

Saloner B, Matone M, Kreider A, Budeir M, Miller D, Huang Y-S, Raghavan R, French B, Rubin D

OBJECTIVE:  Reducing overuse of second-generation antipsychotics among Medicaid-enrolled children is a national priority, yet little is known about how service organization affects use. This study compared differences in second-generation antipsychotic utilization among Medicaid-enrolled...

Aug, 2014
Article
Authors:

Paine C, Stollon N, Lucas M, Brumley L, Poole E, Peyton T, Grant A, Jan S, Trachtenberg S, Zander M, Mamula P, Bonafide C, Schwartz L

BACKGROUND:  For adolescents and young adults (AYA) with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the transition from pediatric to adult care is often challenging and associated with gaps in care. Our study objectives were to (1) identify outcomes for evaluating transition success and (2) elici...

Aug, 2014
Article
Authors:

Noonan K, Miller D

In light of increasing national attention on the high rates of prescribing psychotropic medication for children in foster care, and related new federal requirements for state reporting to the federal government, we analyzed child welfare agency laws, policies, and regulations in sixteen ...

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