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Burden of Diabetic Foot Ulcers for Medicare and Private Insurers

J. Bradford Rice, Urvi Desai, Alice Kate G. Cummings, Howard G. Birnbaum, Michelle Skornicki, Nathan B. Parsons
2013 Diabetes Care  
METHODS: DFU patients and non-DFU patients with diabetes (controls) were selected using two de-identified databases: ages 65+ from a 5% random sample of Medicare beneficiaries (Standard Analytical Files  ...  visits (+40.6% Medicare, +109.0% private), and outpatient/physician office visits (+35.1% Medicare, +42.5% private) than matched controls.  ...  In addition, the privately-insured DFU patients had excess prescription drug costs of $993 ($4,538 vs.  ... 
doi:10.2337/dc13-2176 pmid:24186882 fatcat:2m2f5xfeujed7a36veaszqqgdm

Medicare Coverage of Tumor Necrosis Factor α Inhibitors as an Influence on Physicians' Prescribing Behavior

Esi Morgan DeWitt
2006 Archives of Internal Medicine  
with rheumatoid arthritis who had public insurance compared with those who had private insurance.  ...  To determine the impact of this differential Medicare drug coverage on physicians' prescribing behavior in clinical practice, we analyzed patterns of prescribing etanercept and infliximab for patients  ...  Type of Insurance* Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Public (vs private) Combined 3.72 (3.00-4.60) Public (vs private) Prescription benefit 1.80 (1.12-2.91) No prescription benefit 4.07 (3.24-5.13)  ... 
doi:10.1001/archinte.166.1.57 pmid:16401811 fatcat:zm4zh3jeo5dlphkdujkatwmkru

PMC40 METHODS FOR PERSONALIZED MEDICINE: FACTOR MIXTURE MODELS FOR INVESTIGATING DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSE TO TREATMENT

D Stull, KW Wyrwich, FW Frueh
2009 Value in Health  
RESULTS: A total of 15,956 asthma patients from a private payer data set were examined in this study.  ...  METHODS: An analytic model framework was developed to estimate expected CHD events and costs from an employer perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1098-3015(10)73191-0 fatcat:ka33afuvtbcpfceth4evb7glka

Interpretation of Workplace Tests for Cannabinoids

Ken Kulig
2016 Journal of Medical Toxicology  
The primary metabolite of THC (the target analyte for urine marijuana testing) contains a carboxyl group (which differentiates it from parent compound THC) on carbon number #11, and in regulatory documents  ...  Private industry commonly does test for at least some of these classes of drugs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13181-016-0587-z pmid:27686239 pmcid:PMC5330962 fatcat:puxbtqzrn5eobjz7abijrgmuyq

Income-related disparities in private prescription drug coverage in Canada

Talshyn Bolatova, Michael R. Law
2019 CMAJ Open  
Canada does not have universal public coverage for prescription drugs, which leaves an important role for private insurance plans.  ...  This likely contributes to differential access to medicines and health outcomes by different income groups.  ...  As insurance coverage has been shown to be associated with a greater ability to afford prescription medications, this may be contributing to differential access to medicines and health outcomes by different  ... 
doi:10.9778/cmajo.20190085 pmid:31604712 pmcid:PMC6791783 fatcat:zbnxxu2karcbbaawrt4idzenny

Page 724 of Economic Development and Cultural Change Vol. 36, Issue 4 [page]

1988 Economic Development and Cultural Change  
This issue will be taken up again in the analytical section.  ...  Absolute rents, which are caused by power differentials, are quite clearly ribawi.  ... 

Quality of information for quality of life: Healthcare big data analytics

GGT Dantanarayana, Tony Sahama, GN Wikramanayake
2015 2015 Fifteenth International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer)  
Furthermore, due to the increasing diversity and differentiation of expansions by service providers in the form of primary or nursing care, a variety of service organisations in the public and private  ...  analytics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icter.2015.7377714 fatcat:swf6k44ucffthmcui46oaay2ii

Toxicological findings from 1587 civil aviation accident pilot fatalities, 1999-2003

Arvind K Chaturvedi, Kristi J Craft, Dennis V Canfield, James E Whinnery
2005 Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine  
Prescription drugs were present in 315 pilots, nonprescription drugs in 259, and ethanol in 101.  ...  In addition to the controlled substances, many of the prescription/nonprescription drugs found in the fatalities have the potential for impairing performance.  ...  This analytical process includes identification of controlled substances (illegal drugs) of Schedules I-II (SI-II) and Schedules III-V (SIII-V), prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) drugs  ... 
pmid:16370264 fatcat:oilslkeoazhejl2bzafbe3ftle

Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Opioid Prescriptions at Emergency Department Visits for Conditions Commonly Associated with Prescription Drug Abuse

Astha Singhal, Yu-Yu Tien, Renee Y. Hsia, Soraya Seedat
2016 PLoS ONE  
Previous studies that examined racial-ethnic disparities in opioid dispensing at emergency departments (EDs) did not differentiate between prescriptions at discharge and drug administration in the ED.  ...  Differential prescription of opioids by race-ethnicity could lead to widening of existing disparities in health, and may have implications for disproportionate burden of opioid abuse among whites.  ...  We could not account for these regional variations and their overall impact on opioid prescriptions, and differential impact among racial-ethnic groups.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159224 pmid:27501459 pmcid:PMC4976905 fatcat:cumw5ua3x5grtf74znltpt7crm

Ongoing Coverage for Ongoing Care: Access, Utilization, and Out-of-Pocket Spending Among Uninsured Working-Aged Adults with Chronic Health Care Needs

Stephen P. Gulley, Elizabeth K. Rasch, Leighton Chan
2011 American Journal of Public Health  
These gaps in coverage were associated with significantly higher levels of access problems, lower rates of ambulatory visits and prescription drug use, and higher levels of out-of-pocket spending.  ...  With regard to utilization, the 2-part models of ambulatory visits and prescription fills demonstrated that persons with gaps in coverage reported significantly lower utilization in all 4 analytic groups  ...  with disabilities have when uninsured. 7, 8, [14] [15] [16] However, these are not mutually exclusive populations, and the extent and effects of insurance coverage gaps in these groups are not well differentiated  ... 
doi:10.2105/ajph.2010.191569 pmid:21164090 pmcid:PMC3020213 fatcat:2ifspgsn25hfrg37yx6qobbupq

SHARE: system design and case studies for statistical health information release

J. Gardner, L. Xiong, Y. Xiao, J. Gao, A. R. Post, X. Jiang, L. Ohno-Machado
2013 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Conclusions SHARE is one of the first systems to provide a mechanism for custodians to release differentially private aggregate statistics for a variety of use cases in the medical domain.  ...  Objectives We present SHARE, a new system for statistical health information release with differential privacy.  ...  Differentially private histogram release The DPCube component builds a differentially private multidimensional histogram (data cube) for an input dataset given a privacy budget.  ... 
doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001032 pmid:23059729 pmcid:PMC3555328 fatcat:ghrwohia6ve2za5cv3vx5quy7u

Impact of clinical decision support on receipt of antibiotic prescriptions for acute bronchitis and upper respiratory tract infection

J Mac McCullough, Frederick J Zimmerman, Hector P Rodriguez, Douglas S Bell, Paul R Torrens
2014 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
RESULTS The analytic sample is summarized in table 1.  ...  Data for each year were combined to create the analytic sample, with indicator variables for each study year.  ... 
doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002648 pmid:25002458 pmcid:PMC4215050 fatcat:m7ggpvbdznbrzl3uu6ig5pkczu

Assessment of Medication Use by Publics in Sulaimani Province

Kamal Aziz Enayat, Mariwan Abdulla Hama Salih, Mohammed Babakir Mina
2020 Kurdistan Journal of Applied Research  
It is also found that 72 percentage of participant who use prescription only drugs such as antibiotics can be possibly stopped after situation disappeared.  ...  The present study concluded that the 60 percentage of the participant were lack of adequate knowledge about the ability for differentiation between analgesic and antibiotic medications.  ...  The included hospitals Shar General Hospital, Internal Teaching Hospital, Surgery Teaching Hospital, Bakhshin general private hospital and also included same doctors private clinic and special pharmacies  ... 
doi:10.24017/science.2020.5 fatcat:butlgow2xvhkvoumtpzeyp2r2m

"An Overview of the NHEA With Implications for Cost Analysis Researchers"

Stephen Heffler, Olivia Nuccio, Mark Freeland
2009 Medical Care  
NHEA have a multitude of applications, including comparison with other economic data such as the Gross Domestic Product, reconciliation with other health spending data sources, and use in predictive and analytic  ...  The NHEA data serve as the basis for the development of aggregate-level predictive and analytic models for researchers in academia, public agencies, and private organizations.  ...  This slowdown reflected a decline in private health insurance spending for prescription drugs, as well as a slowdown in spending growth of other benefits.  ... 
doi:10.1097/mlr.0b013e3181a4f46a pmid:19536011 fatcat:tklxxrox2zdovdqiayiiuexxje

Master integrals for two-loop C-odd contribution to e^+e^-→ℓ^+ℓ^- process [article]

Roman N. Lee, Kirill T. Mingulov
2019 arXiv   pre-print
[10] and reduce both differential systems to -form using the private Mathematica package Libra.  ...  As the question of the analytic continuation is not trivial, we tried to empirically guess the proper prescription. The best guess was the replacement rule w = w Ref. [14] → −x 2 − i0 ,z = z Ref.  ...  Now we see that the correct analytical continuation to the annihilation channel is obtained if we rewrite it as (5.10) This corresponds to a natural prescription s → s + i0 , t → t + i0 , u → u + i0 .  ... 
arXiv:1901.04441v2 fatcat:2wcg6cejrfeffat4onooi27hr4
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