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Developing risk-adjusted avoidable hospitalizations and emergency department visits quality measures
Discusses attributes of 1,010 tech-related bootcamps offered in the United States, Canada, and online.
Demonstrates significant deficiencies in prenatal information available within archived hospital labor and delivery records.
Development of an electrochemical process for blackwater disinfection in a freestanding, additive-free toilet
Describes developing and implementing a freestanding, additive-free toilet system that treats and recycles blackwater on site.
Patient navigators may support children’s asthma management by providing individualized treatment plans and hands-on practice, improving caregivers’ understanding/mitigation of environmental factors, and giving clear instructions for proper medication management.
Explores treatments against the NTD schistosomiasis, including human factors to consider in getting people to use them.
Model results demonstrate improvement in maternal nutrition would reduce infant mortality, but an even greater impact could be the reduction in growth stunting.
Evaluates the literature on financial incentives and barriers to the provision and reimbursement of hospital-based palliative care.
Examines STEM schools serving disadvantaged students and whether these students were more likely to take and pass advanced science and mathematics classes than their peers in traditional schools.
Explores the role of continuity of care in driving down costs for Medicare beneficiaries at PCMH-recognized practices (patient-centered medical homes).
Reviews the published literature on racial and ethnic disparities among people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in the United States.
Independent evaluation of effectiveness of 8 possible model SNAP-Ed programs using robust research designs and statistical analyses.
Addresses a scenario that uses synthetic genotype case-control data that is influenced by environmental factors in a genome-wide association study (GWAS) context.
Examines effect of gaps in health insurance coverage on adults’ receipt of screening and health services and on successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Examines the responsiveness of local government agricultural services in Nepal.
Indicates that the use of health care databases in pharmacoepidemiologic research is growing in many countries.
Results of this survey provide insight into individual and household energy consumption behavior, which has implications for future policy and intervention.
Analyzes the prevalence, nature, and predictors of injuries among certified nursing assistants working in US nursing homes.
Finds that optimal mattress firmness varies among individuals and is reflected, at least to a degree, by overnight motion.
Finds that mattress firmness has statistically significant effects on both sleep and daytime functioning and that individuals varied widely in the mattress that optimized their sleep.
Suggests that interviewer appearance may have a biasing effect on reports in virtual-world surveys—and perhaps in real-world surveys.
Characteristics and geographic dispersion of syndromic surveillance systems in the United States in 2008
Identifies wide variance in the sources of data, the syndromes tracked, and the completeness of syndromic surveillance coverage across states.
Describes the IT infrastructure and health information exchange system software developed for the International Consortium for Applied Radiation Research project.
Assessing the effect of a combined malaria prevention education and free insecticide-treated bed nets program on self-reported malaria among children in a conflict-affected setting in Northern Uganda
Examines whether malaria prevention education is associated with reduced malaria disease burden among children < 5 years residing in conflict-affected settings in Northern Uganda.
Electronic medical records (EMRs) benefit health systems, especially in low-income developing countries. EMR systems can give medical personnel access to patients’ records and can reduce time needed for data management and record keeping....