School-located Influenza Vaccination: Can Collaborative Efforts Go the Distance?

Articles of Interest, May 9, 2014

A weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters, including articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers, mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products, or other research using AHRQ data or products.

This weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters includes:

  • Articles funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or authored by AHRQ researchers.
  • Articles mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products.
  • Articles related to AHRQ-funded Evidence-based Practice Centers.
  • Articles related to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force or Put Prevention into Practice program.
  • Articles mentioning the National Healthcare Disparities Report and National Healthcare Quality Report.
  • Other research using AHRQ data or products.

AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles

Academic Pediatrics
Humiston SG, Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG. School-located influenza vaccination: can collaborative efforts go the distance? Acad Pediatr 2014 May-Jun; 14(3):219-20. [Supported by grant R18 HS21163 (to first and third authors).]

O'Toole JK, West DC, Starmer AJ, Yu CE, Calaman S, Rosenbluth G, Hepps JH, Lopreiato JO, Landrigan CP, Sectish TC, et al. Placing faculty development front and center in a multisite educational initiative: lessons from the I-PASS Handoff Study. Acad Pediatr 2014 May-Jun; 14(3):221-4. [Supported by grant 1 K12 HS19456-01 (to third author).]

American Journal of Managed Care
Zhang Y, Baik SH, Lave JR. Effects of Medicare Part D coverage gap on medication adherence. Am J Manag Care 2013 Jun; 19(6):e214-e224. [Supported by grant R01 HS18657 (to first author).] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Oberg AS, Hernandez-Diaz S, Palmsten K, Almqvist C, Bateman BT. Patterns of recurrence of postpartum hemorrhage in a large population-based cohort. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2014 Mar; 210(3):229.e1-8. [Supported by grant R01 HS18533 (to second author).] Select to access the abstract.

 American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Hazlehurst BL, Lawrence JM, Donahoo WT, Sherwood NE, Kurtz SE, Xu S, Steiner JF. Automating assessment of lifestyle counseling in electronic health records. Am J Prev Med 2014 May; 46(5):457-64. [Supported by grant R01 HS19859; cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for obesity in adults (Ann Intern Med, 2003) and AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

McVay MA, Yancy WS Jr, Vijan S, Van Scoyoc L, Neelon B, Voils CI, Maciejewski ML. Obesity-related health status changes and weight-loss treatment utilization. Am J Prev Med 2014 May; 46(5):465-72. [Supported by grant T32 HS00079 (to first author).] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Masoudi FA, Mi X, Curtis LH, Peterson PN, Curtis JP, Fonarow GC, Hammill SC, Heidenreich PA, Al-Khatib SM, Piccini JP, et al. Comparative effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator versus defibrillator therapy alone: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):603-11. [Supported by contract HHSA-290-2005-0032-I to the Duke Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions About Effectiveness (DEcIDE) Center and by grant K08 HS19814 (to fourth author).] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Surgery
Shih T, Nicholas LH, Thumma JR, Birkmeyer JD, Dimick JB. Does pay-for-performance improve surgical outcomes? An evaluation of phase 2 of the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration. Ann Surg 2014 Apr; 259(4):677-81. [Supported by grant K08 HS17765 (to second and last authors (Dimick JB)).] Select to access the abstract.

Glance LG, Mukamel DB, Osler TM, Dick AW. Ranking trauma center quality: can past performance predict future performance? Ann Surg 2014 Apr; 259(4):682-6. [Supported by grant R01 HS16737.] Select to access the abstract.

 Annual Review of Public Health
Dorsey R, Graham G, Glied S, Meyers D, Clancy C, Koh H. Implementing health reform: improved data collection and the monitoring of health disparities. Annu Rev Public Health 2014; 35:123-38. [Fourth author (Meyers D) is the director of AHRQ's Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships and fifth author (Clancy C) was the AHRQ director at time of article drafting; mentions and cites AHRQ's Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) and National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR), 2012, both as accessed on the AHRQ Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Mukamel DB, Haeder SF, Weimer DL. Top-down and bottom-up approaches to health care quality: the impacts of regulation and report cards. Annu Rev Public Health 2014; 35:477-97. [Supported by grant HS21844 Select to access the abstract.

BJU International
Umbehr MH1, Platz EA, Peskoe SB, Bhavsar NA, Epstein JI, Landis P, Partin AW, Carter HB. Serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) concentration is positively associated with rate of disease reclassification on subsequent active surveillance prostate biopsy in men with low PSA density. BJU Int 2014 Apr; 113(4): 561-7. [Supported by grant T32 HS19488.] Select to access the abstract.

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Pappas DA, Kremer JM, Reed G, Greenberg JD, Curtis JR. "Design characteristics of the CORRONA CERTAIN study: a comparative effectiveness study of biologic agents for rheumatoid arthritis patients". BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014 Apr 1; 15:113. [Supported by grant R01 HS18517.] Select to access the abstract.

 Singh JA, Lewallen DG. Depression in primary TKA and higher medical comorbidities in revision TKA are associated with suboptimal subjective improvement in knee function. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014 Apr 11; 15(1):127. [Supported by Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) grant (no number given); uses the AHRQ-funded adaptation of the Charlson comorbidity index described in AHRQ-funded article by Deyo, Cherkin, and Ciol (J Clin Epidemiol, 1992).] Select to access the abstract.

Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research
Dy CJ, Marx RG, Bozic KJ, Pan TJ, Padgett DE, Lyman S. Risk factors for revision within 10 years of total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014 Apr; 472(4):1198-207. [Supported by grant U18 HS16075 (received by last author, Lyman S, during study period).] Select to access the abstract.

Food and Drug Law Journal
Kramer DB, Tan YT, Sato C, Kesselheim AS. Ensuring medical device effectiveness and safety: a cross--national comparison of approaches to regulation. Food Drug Law J 2014; 69(1):1-23, i. [Supported by Career Development Award grant K08 HS18465-01 (to last author, Kesselheim AS).]  Select to access the abstract.

Health Services Research
Laiteerapong N, Kirby J, Gao Y, Yu TC, Sharma R, Nocon R, Lee SM, Chin MH, Nathan AG, Ngo-Metzger Q, et al. Health care utilization and receipt of preventive care for patients seen at federally funded health centers compared to other sites of primary care. Health Serv Res 2014 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print. Second author is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, and tenth author Ngo-Metzger Q) is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships; uses 2004-2008 MEPS data.] Select to access the abstract.

International Journal of Epidemiology
Chaimani A, Vasiliadis HS, Pandis N, Schmid CH, Welton NJ, Salanti G. Effects of study precision and risk of bias in networks of interventions: a network meta-epidemiological study. Int J Epidemiol 2013 Aug; 42(4):1120-31. [Supported by grant R01 HS18547.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Ambulatory Care Management
Ratanawongsa N, Handley MA, Sarkar U, Quan J, Pfeifer K, Soria C, Schillinger D. Diabetes health information technology innovation to improve quality of life for health plan members in urban safety net. J Ambul Care Manage 2014 Apr-Jun; 37(2):127-37. [Supported by grants R18 HS17261 and 1 R03 HS20684-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Academy of Adolescent Psychiatry
Olfson M, He JP, Merikangas KR. Psychotropic medication treatment of adolescents: results from the National Comorbidity Survey-Adolescent Supplement. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2013 Apr; 52(4):378-88. [Supported by grant U18 HS16097.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Albrecht JS, Gruber-Baldini AL, Hirshon JM, Brown CH, Goldberg R, Rosenberg JH, Comer AC, Furuno JP. Depressive symptoms and hospital readmission in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc 2014 Mar; 62(3):495-9. [Supported by grant R36 HS21068-01 (to first author).] Select to access the abstract.

 Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Wright A, Ash JS, Erickson JL, Wasserman J, Bunce A, Stanescu A, St Hilaire D, Panzenhagen M, Gebhardt E, McMullen C, et al. A qualitative study of the activities performed by people involved in clinical decision support: recommended practices for success. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 May; 21(3):464-72. [Supported by contract HHSA-290-2008-10010; cites AHRQ-funded systematic review by Chaudhry et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2006) on the impact of health information technology on quality, efficiency, and costs of medical care, performed by the Southern California Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC).] Select to access the abstract.

Dalal AK, Roy CL, Poon EG, Williams DH, Nolido N, Yoon C, Budris J, Gandhi T, Bates DW, Schnipper JL. Impact of an automated email notification system for results of tests pending at discharge: a cluster-randomized controlled trial. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 May; 21(3):473-80. [Supported by grant R21 HS18229-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Nanji KC, Rothschild JM, Boehne JJ, Keohane CA, Ash JS, Poon EG. Unrealized potential and residual consequences of electronic prescribing on pharmacy workflow in the outpatient pharmacy. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 May; 21(3):481-6. [Supported by grant U18 HS16970.] Select to access the abstract.

Nanji KC, Slight SP, Seger DL, Cho I, Fiskio JM, Redden LM, Volk LA, Bates DW. Overrides of medication-related clinical decision support alerts in outpatients. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 May; 21(3):487-91. [Supported by grant 1 U19 HS21094-01; cites AHRQ publication, Clinical Decision Support Systems: State of the Art, 2009.] Select to access the abstract.

Klann JG, Buck MD, Brown J, Hadley M, Elmore R, Weber GM, Murphy SN. Query Health: standards-based, cross-platform population health surveillance. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 May 5. [Epub ahead of print. Supported by grant HS19912-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Child Neurology
Jones C, Kaffka J, Missanelli M, Dure L, Ness J, Funkhouser E, Kilgore M, Yu F, Safford MM, Saag K. Seizure occurrence following nonoptimal anticonvulsant medication management during the transition into the hospital. J Child Neurol. 2013 Oct; 28(10):1250-8. [Supported by grant 5 T32 HS13852-08.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
McKowen JW, Tompson MC, Brown TA, Asarnow JR. Longitudinal associations between depression and problematic substance use in the Youth Partners in Care study. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 2013; 42(5):669-80. [Supported by grant HS09908 (last author, Asarnow JR, is principal investigator).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Berner ES, Ray MN, Panjamapirom A, Maisiak RS, Willig JH, English TM, Krawitz M, Nevin CR, Houser S, Cohen MP, et al. Exploration of an automated approach for receiving patient feedback after outpatient acute care visits. J Gen Intern Med 2014 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print. Supported by grant R18 HS17060.] Select to access the abstract.

Edwards ST, Abrams MK, Baron RJ, Berenson RA, Rich EC, Rosenthal GE, Rosenthal MB, Landon BE. Structuring payment to medical homes after the Affordable Care Act. J Gen Intern Med 2014 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print. Supported by AHRQ grant (no funding information given).] Select to access the abstract.

 Journal of Health Economics
McGuire TG, Newhouse JP, Normand SL, Shi J, Zuvekas S. Assessing incentives for service-level selection in private health insurance exchanges. J Health Econ 2014 Feb 17; 35C:47-63. [Last author (Zuvekas S) is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends; uses 2004-2009 MEPS data, citing MEPS HC-092 1996-2004 Risk Adjustment Scores, Public Use File, 2008, and MEPS HC-128: Medical Conditions File, 2011.] Select to access the abstract.

 Journal of Vascular Surgery
Mell MW, Wang NE, Morrison DE, Hernandez-Boussard T. Interfacility transfer and mortality for patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg 2014 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print. Supported by grant K01 HS18558 (to last author, Hernandez-Boussard T); uses 2005-2010 Healthcare Cost and Utilization (HCUP) State Inpatient Databases (SID) and State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) data for California, New York, and Florida; also uses AHRQ's Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al. Med Care, 1998).] Select to access the abstract.

 Maternal and Child Health Journal
DeVoe JE, Tillotson CJ, Angier H, Wallace LS. Recent health insurance trends for US families: children gain while parents lose. Matern Child Health J 2014 May; 18(4):1007-16. [Supported by grant R01 HS18569; uses 1998-2009 MEPS data, citing MEPS HC-089: 2004 Full Year Consolidated Data File, 2004, as accessed on AHRQ's MEPS Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Care
Ash M, Seago JA, Spetz J. What do health care unions do?: a response to Manthous. Med Care 2014 May; 52(5):393-7. [Supported by grant R01 HS14207.] Select to access the abstract.

Lieberman DA, Polinski JM, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Fischer MA. Unintended consequences of a Medicaid prescription copayment policy. Med Care 2014 May; 52(5):422-7. [Supported by grant R01 HS20047.] Select to access the abstract.

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Desai RJ, Hernandez-Diaz S, Bateman BT, Huybrechts KF. Increase in prescription opioid use during pregnancy among Medicaid-enrolled women. Obstet Gynecol 2014 May; 123(5):997-1002. [Supported by grant R01 HS18533.] Select to access the abstract.

Osteoporosis International
Kilgore ML, Outman R, Locher JL, Allison JJ, Mudano A, Kitchin B, Saag KG, Curtis JR. Multimodal intervention to improve osteoporosis care in home health settings: results from a cluster randomized trial. Osteoporos Int 2013 Oct; 24(10):2555-60. [Supported by Deep South Musculoskeletal Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) grant U18 HS10389-06S1.] Select to access the abstract.

Vital and Health Statistics
Parsons VL, Moriarity C, Jonas K, Moore TF, Davis KE, Tompkins L. Design and estimation for the National Health Interview survey, 2006-2015. Vital Health Stat 2 2014 Apr; (165):1-53. [Fifth author (Davis KE, researcher in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends) is co-author of the section on “Design and Estimation Structures for 2006-2015 NHIS.”] Select to access the abstract.

AHRQ-Related Articles

Academic Pediatrics
Morrison AK, Schapira MM, Gorelick MH, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC Low caregiver health literacy is associated with higher pediatric emergency department use and nonurgent visits. Acad Pediatr 2014 May-Jun; 14(3):309-14. [Cites AHRQ publication, Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, 2010.] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Gibson LA, Parvanta SA, Jeong M, Hornik RC. Evaluation of a mass media campaign promoting using help to quit smoking. Am J Prev Med 2014 May; 46(5):487-95. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Public Health
Santhosh L, Meriwether M, Saucedo C, Reyes R, Cheng C, Clark B, Tipperman D, Schroeder SA. From the sidelines to the frontline: how the substance abuse and mental health services administration embraced smoking cessation. Am J Public Health 2014 May; 104(5):796-802. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Thomas EJ, Classen DC. Patient safety: let's measure what matters. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):642-3. [Mentions AHRQ's Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs).]

Biomedica
Ali S, Taverner BC, Ghani M, Kusor Z, Naz S. Knowledge of triage among nurses in emergency units. Biomedica 2013 Dec 31; 29(4). [Cites AHRQ publication Emergency Severity Index, Version 4: Implementation Handbook, 2005.]

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Septimus E, Yokoe DS, Weinstein RA, Perl TM, Maragakis LL, Berenholtz SM. Maintaining the momentum of change: the role of the 2014 updates to the compendium in preventing healthcare-associated infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 May; 35(5):460-3. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006), Berenholtz et al. (Infect Cont Hosp Epidemiol, 2014), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

Safdar N, Anderson DJ, Braun BI, Carling P, Cohen S, Donskey C, Drees M, Harris A, Henderson DK, Huang SS, et al.The evolving landscape of healthcare-associated infections: recent advances in prevention and a road map for research. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 May; 35(5):480-93. [Mentions AHRQ funding opportunities for HAI research and reports receipt of AHRQ funding for other work by third, twelfth (Lautenbach E), and fourteenth (Meddings J) authors; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006) and AHRQ-authored articles by Clancy (former AHRQ director) (J Nurs Care Qual, 2010, and Am J Med Qual, 2010).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Informatics Association
Hohl CM, Karpov A, Reddekopp L, Stausberg J. ICD-10 codes used to identify adverse drug events in administrative data: a systematic review. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 May; 21(3):547-57. [Cites AHRQ publication, Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research: A User's Guide, 2012 (draft) and 2013, prepared by the Brigham and Women's DEcIDE Methods Center and Quintiles Outcomes and published on AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Sarfati D, Gurney J, Stanley J, Salmond C, Crampton P, Dennett E, Koea J, Pearce N. Cancer-specific administrative data-based comorbidity indices provided valid alternative to Charlson and National Cancer Institute Indices. J Clin Epidemiol 2014 May; 67(5):586-95. [Cites AHRQ's Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998) and the AHRQ-funded adaptation of the Charlson comorbidity index described in AHRQ-funded article by Deyo, Cherkin, and Ciol (J Clin Epidemiol, 1992).] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Care
Manthous CA. Labor unions in medicine: the intersection of patient advocacy and self-advocacy. Med Care 2014 May; 52(5):387-92. [Cites Hospital Care Quality Information from the Consumer Perspective, as published on the HCAHPS Online Web site, and Survey of Patients' Hospital Experiences (HCAHPS), as published on the Medicare Data Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Lomi A, Mascia D, Vu DQ, Pallotti F, Conaldi G, Iwashyna TJ. Quality of care and interhospital collaboration: a study of patient transfers in Italy. Med Care 2014 May; 52(5):407-414. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by Coffey et al. (Med Care Res Rev, 2012), which uses HCUP State Inpatient Databases (SID) data and other HCUP products.] Select to access the abstract.

Diamond L, Chung S, Ferguson W, Gonzalez J, Jacobs EA, Gany F. Relationship between self-assessed and tested non-English-language proficiency among primary care providers. Med Care 2014 May; 52(5):435-438. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century, 2001.] Select to access the abstract.

Wolinsky FD, Jones MP, Ullrich F, Lou Y, Wehby GL. The concordance of survey reports and Medicare claims in a nationally representative longitudinal cohort of older adults. Med Care 2014 May; 52(5):462-8. [Cites AHRQ-authored articles by Zuvekas and Olin (Health Serv Res, 2009, and Inquiry, 2009.] Select to access the abstract.

Modern Healthcare
McKinney M. Partnership for Patients hospitals tout quality improvements but critics see a lost opportunity. Mod Healthc 2014 May 5; 44(18):18-20, 22. [Mentions the successful AHRQ-funded program to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in Michigan hospitals and quotes program developer and AHRQ grantee Peter Pronovost.]

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)-Related Articles

American Journal of Public Health
Pollack HA, Pereyra M, Parish CL, Abel S, Messinger S, Singer R, Kunzel C, Greenberg B, Gerbert B, Glick M, et al. Dentists' willingness to provide expanded HIV screening in oral health care settings: results from a nationally representative survey. Am J Public Health 2014 May; 104(5):872-80. [Cites USPSTF A and B Recommendations, 2010, and USPSTF draft recommendation statement, Screening for HIV, 2012, both published on the USPSTF Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Feinstein-Winitzer RT, Pollack HA, Parish CL, Pereyra MR, Abel SN, Metsch LR. Insurer views on reimbursement of preventive services in the dental setting: results from a qualitative study. Am J Public Health 2014 May; 104(5):881-7. [Cites USPSTF A and B Recommendations, 2010, as published on the USPSTF Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Roth JA, Etzioni R, Waters TM, Pettinger M, Rossouw JE, Anderson GL, Chlebowski RT, Manson JE, Hlatky M, Johnson KC, Ramsey SD. Economic return from the Women's Health Initiative estrogen plus progestin clinical trial: a modeling study. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):594-602. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions (Ann Intern Med, 2013); also cites MEPS statistical brief, Trends in Hormone Replacement Therapy Drugs Utilization and Expenditures for Adult Women in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2001-2008, 2011.] Select to access the abstract.

 Patnode CD, O'Connor E, Rowland M, Burda BU, Perdue LA, Whitlock EP. Primary care behavioral interventions to prevent or reduce illicit drug use and nonmedical pharmaceutical use in children and adolescents: a systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):612-20. [Supported by contract HHSA-290-2007-1005-I to the Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates EPC; cites USPSTF recommendation statement, Screening for Illicit Drug Use and associated systematic review, and USPSTF Procedure Manual, all published in 2008 on the USPSTF Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Pregler JP, Crandall CJ. Update in women's health: evidence published in 2013. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):627-33. [Cites USPSTF recommendation statement, Screening for Breast Cancer, 2009, as published on the USPSTF Web site, and USPSTF recommendations on risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA-related cancer in women (Ann Intern Med, 2014), screening for cervical cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2012), menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions (Ann Intern Med, 2013), and screening for osteoporosis (Ann Intern Med, 2011).]

Moyer VA; U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Primary care behavioral interventions to reduce illicit drug and nonmedical pharmaceutical use in children and adolescents: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):634-9. [Updates USPSTF recommendation statement, Screening for Illicit Drug Use, 2008, based on USPSTF-sponsored evidence synthesis Primary Care Behavioral Interventions to Prevent or Reduce Illicit Drug and Nonmedical Pharmaceutical Use in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 2014.] Select to access the abstract.

Padayatty SJ, Levine M. Vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):654. [Comments on USPSTF-sponsored updated systematic review by Fortmann et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2013) on vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer.]

Dror Y, Stern F. Vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Hemilä H. Vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):654-5. [Comments on USPSTF-sponsored updated systematic review by Fortmann et al. on vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2013).]

Hemilä H. Vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):655. [Comments on USPSTF-sponsored updated systematic review by Fortmann et al. on vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2013).]

Bolland MJ, Grey A, Reid IR. Vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):655. [Comments on USPSTF-sponsored updated systematic review by Fortmann et al. on vitamin and mineral supplements in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2013).]

Weinberg DS, Schoen RE. In the clinic: screening for colorectal cancer. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 6; 160(9):ITC5-2 – ITC5-14. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on routine aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the primary prevention of colorectal cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2007), USPSTF-sponsored systematic review by Pignone et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2002) on cost-effectiveness analyses of colorectal cancer screening, and USPSTF-sponsored evidence synthesis Screening for Colorectal Cancer: An Updated Systematic Review, 2001, as published on the USPSTF Web site.]

JAMA Internal Medicine
Feldman S. Can the new cervical cancer screening and management guidelines be simplified? JAMA Intern Med 2014 May 5. [Epub ahead of print. Cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for cervical cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2013).]

Smith-McCune K. Choosing a screening method for cervical cancer: Papanicolaou testing alone or with human papillomavirus testing. JAMA Intern Med 2014 May 5. [Epub ahead of print. Cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for cervical cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2013).]

Modern Healthcare
Dickson V. CMS expected to accept panel's advice not to cover smokers' CT scans. Mod Healthc 2014 May 5; 44(18):11. [Mentions 2013 USPSTF recommendations on screening for lung cancer.]

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Abbey R, Dunsmoor-Su R. Cost-benefit analysis of indirect antiglobulin screening in rh(d)-negative women at 28 weeks of gestation. Obstet Gynecol 2014 May; 123(5):938-45. [Cites USPSTF recommendation statement, Screening for Rh(D) Incompatibility, 2004.] Select to access the abstract.

Also refer to article by Hazlehurst et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2014) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles.

Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC)-Related Articles

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Heerman WJ, Perrin EM, Yin HS, Sanders LM, Eden SK, Shintani A, Coyne-Beasley T, Bronaugh AB, Barkin SL, Rothman RL. Health literacy and injury prevention behaviors among caregivers of infants. Am J Prev Med 2014 May; 46(5):449-56. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Literacy and Health Outcomes, 2004, and AHRQ-funded systematic review by Berkman et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2011) on low health literacy and health outcomes, prepared by the RTI International-University of North Carolina EPC.] Select to access the abstract.

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Lambert ML, Silversmit G, Savey A, Palomar M, Hiesmayr M, Agodi A, Van Rompaye B, Mertens K, Vansteelandt S. Preventable proportion of severe infections acquired in intensive care units: case-mix adjusted estimations from patient-based surveillance data. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 May; 35(5):494-501. [Cites AHRQ technical review, Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies: Volume 6 – Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections, 2007, performed by the Stanford University-UCSF EPC.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Willis BH, Hyde CJ. Estimating a test's accuracy using tailored meta-analysis-How setting-specific data may aid study selection. J Clin Epidemiol 2014 May; 67(5):538-46. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Evaluation of Cervical Cytology, 1999, prepared by the Duke EPC.] Select to access the abstract.

Busse JW, Bruno P, Malik K, Connell G, Torrance D, Ngo T, Kirmayr K, Avrahami D, Riva JJ, Ebrahim S, et al. An efficient strategy allowed English-speaking reviewers to identify foreign-language articles eligible for a systematic review. J Clin Epidemiol 2014 May; 67(5):547-53. [Cites AHRQ methods research reports, Accuracy of Data Extraction of Non-English Language Trials with Google Translate, 2012,and Assessing the Accuracy of Google Translate to Allow Data Extraction From Trials Published in Non-English Languages, 2013, both prepared by the Tufts EPC.]

Maternal and Child Health Journal
Miller K. Care coordination impacts on access to care for children with special health care needs enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP. Matern Child Health J 2014 May; 18(4):864-72. [Cites AHRQ technical review, Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies: Volume 7 – Care Coordination, 2007, performed by the Stanford University-UCSF EPC.]  Select to access the abstract.

Tandon SD, Leis JA, Mendelson T, Perry DF, Kemp K. Six-month outcomes from a randomized controlled trial to prevent perinatal depression in low-income home visiting clients. Matern Child Health J 2014 May; 18(4):873-81. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Perinatal Depression: Prevalence, Screening Accuracy, and Screening Outcomes, 2005, prepared by the RTI-University of North Carolina EPC, and cites associated systematic review by Gavin et al (Obstet Gynecol, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology
Mariam, Ahmed K, Mir A, Jan M, Imran R, Shah G, Latif F, Latif A. Prevalence of bacteria in chronic suppurative otitis media patients and their sensitivity patterns against various antibiotics in human population of Gilgit. Pakistan J Zool 2013 Dec 31; 45(6):1647-53. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Management of Acute Otitis Media, 2001.]

Also refer to article by Wright et al. (J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2014) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles and article by Patnode et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2014) cited in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)-Related Articles.

National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR)/National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR)-Related Articles

Maternal and Child Health Journal
Gazmararian JA, Dalmida SG, Merino Y, Blake S, Thompson W, Gaydos L. What new mothers need to know: perspectives from women and providers in Georgia. Matern Child Health J 2014 May; 18(4):839-51. [Cites AHRQ's NHDR, 2011.]Select to access the abstract.

Also refer to article by Dorsey et al. (Annu Rev Public Health, 2014) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles.

Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products

Academic Pediatrics
Yin HS, Dreyer BP, Moreira HA, van Schaick L, Rodriguez L, Boettger S, Mendelsohn AL. Liquid medication dosing errors in children: role of provider counseling strategies. Acad Pediatr 2014 May-Jun; 14(3):262-70. [Uses questions adapted from AHRQ's Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems (CAHPS®), citing CAHPS Clinician and Group Survey: Child Primary Care Questionnaire, as published on AHRQ's CAHPS Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Health Services Research
Rosen AK, Chen Q, Borzecki AM, Shin M, Itani KM, Shwartz M. Using estimated true safety event rates versus flagged safety event rates: does it change hospital profiling and payment? Health Serv Res 2014 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print. Uses AHRQ's PSI composite measure and PSI Software Version 4.2, citing AHRQ Quality Indicators: Guide to Patient Safety Indicators, 2003, Quality Indicators (QI) and Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) Composite Measure Workgroup Final Report, 2008, and several AHRQ-funded/authored and other articles on the validity and utility of AHRQ's PSIs; also uses AHRQ's HCUP Comorbidity Software (CS), 2011, as accessed on AHRQ's HCUP User Support Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Klompas M, Kleinman K, Murphy MV. Descriptive epidemiology and attributable morbidity of ventilator-associated events. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 May; 35(5):502-10. [Uses AHRQ's Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Tabak YP, Sun X, Nunez CM, Johannes RS. Using electronic health record data to develop inpatient mortality predictive model: Acute Laboratory Risk of Mortality Score (ALaRMS). J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 May; 21(3):455-63. [Uses AHRQ's HCUP Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) and CS, as accessed on AHRQ's HCUP User Support Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Gálvez JA, Ahumada L, Simpao AF, Lin EE, Bonafide CP, Choudhry D, England WR, Jawad AF, Friedman D, Sesok-Pizzini DA, et al. Visual analytical tool for evaluation of 10-year perioperative transfusion practice at a children's hospital. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 May; 21(3):529-34. [Uses AHRQ's HCUP Clinical Classifications Software (CCS), as accessed on AHRQ's HCUP User Support Web site.]  Select to access the abstract.

Laryngoscope
Krings JG, Kallogjeri D, Wineland A, Nepple KG, Piccirillo JF, Getz AE. Complications of primary and revision functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope 2014 Apr; 124(4):838-45. [Uses 2005-2008 HCUP SID, SEDD, and State Ambulatory Surgery Databases (SASD) data, citing Overview of the State Inpatient Databases (SID), Overview of the State Ambulatory Surgery Databases (SASD), and Overview of the State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD); notes that the Center for Administrative Data Research is support by grant R24 HS19455.] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Care
Hsieh HM, Bazzoli GJ, Chen HF, Stratton LS, Clement DG. Did budget cuts in Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payment affect hospital quality of care? Med Care. 2014 May; 52(5):415-21. [Uses 1996-2003 HCUP SID data for California, AHRQ's PSIs and Inpatient Quality Indicators (IQIs), and AHRQ's Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998).] Select to access the abstract.

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Zhang HJ, Patenaude V, Abenhaim H. Maternal outcomes in pregnancies affected by varicella zoster virus infections. Obstet Gynecol 2014 May; 123(5):86S-87S. [Uses 2003-2010 HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) data.]

Rayburn WF, Petterson SM, Bazemore A. Preferences for office-based care by reproductive-aged women. Obstet Gynecol 2014 May; 123(5):88S. [Uses 2002-2011 MEPS data.]

Hadid V, Patenaude V, Oddy L, Abenhaim H. Sarcoidosis and pregnancy: obstetric and neonatal outcomes in a population-based cohort. Obstet Gynecol 2014 May; 123(5):148S. [Uses 2003-2010 HCUP NIS data.]

Hassan N, Patenaude V, Oddy L, Abenhaim H. Pregnancy outcomes in Marfan's syndrome. Obstet Gynecol 2014 May; 123(5):148S. [Uses 2003-2010 NIS data.]

PLOS ONE
Grotegut CA, Chisholm CA, Johnson LN, Brown HL, Heine RP, James AH. Medical and obstetric complications among pregnant women aged 45 and older. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 25; 9(4):e96237. [Uses 2008-2010 HCUP NIS data, citing Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), as published on AHRQ's HCUP User Support Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Also refer to articles by Singh and Lewallen (BMC Musculoskelet Disord , 2014), McGuire et al. (J Health Econ, 2014), Mell et al. (J Vasc Surg, 2014), and DeVoe et al. (Matern Child Health J, 2014) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles.

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