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Biological and steroid use in relationship to quality measures in older patients with IBD

MedicationsIn a new study using Medicare data to examine the frequency and predictors of antitumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) use and steroid utilization among older US patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Sophia Johnson et al. found that only 3.7% of the sample received anti-TNFs, and among anti-TNF users, there were high observed rates of concurrent maintenance steroid use (19%), despite guidelines suggesting reduced needs.

Relationship of individual comorbid chronic conditions to diabetes care and quality

Diabetes care

In a recent study to help inform future interventions for patients who have both diabetes and other comorbid conditionsDr. Elizabeth Magnan et al. examined how 62 chronic conditions individually related to achievement of diabetes care quality goals. The authors found that the 62 conditions varied in their relationships to diabetes care goal achievement, with congestive heart failure, obesity, mental health conditions, and substance use disorders relating to a lack of achievement in at least one measure. 

Differential diagnosis and treatment rates between systolic and diastolic hypertension in young adults

Young woman blood pressure

In a recent study in the Journal of Clinical HypertensionDr. Heather Johnson et al. found that in patients aged 18-39 years old, patients with isolated systolic hypertension had 50% slower diagnosis rates and 58% slower medication initiation rates when compared with systolic/diastolic hypertension. Patients with isolated diastolic hypertension also had slower diagnosis and treatment rates—26% and 31%, respectively.

Development and impact of a novel academic primary care compensation model

Doctor on PhoneA recent article by Dr. Elizabeth Trowbridge et al. discusses the development and implementation of an compensation plan that was associated with higher provider satisfaction and faculty retention. The compensation plan aligns with population management goals and is based on the actual work performed, including care provided outside of visits (e.g., telephone calls and team-based outreach).

Characterizing the psychological distress response before and after a cancer diagnosis

Worried ManIn a longitudinal study, Dr. Jessica Schumacher et al. examined the changes in depression, anxiety, and well-being for patients diagnosed with cancer compared to patients without cancer. The authors found that cancer survivors who were less than 5 years from diagnosis were more likely to have clinically significant increases in depression, and cancer survivors 5 years or more from their diagnosis were more likely to experience worsening anxiety. 

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