Highlights of recent faculty research.

To What Target Hemoglobin A1c Level Would You Treat This Patient With Type 2 Diabetes?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Smetana GW, Nathan DM, Dugdale DC, Burns RB. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Oct 1;171(7):505-513. doi: 10.7326/M19-0946. PMID: 31569249 

Direct Contracting in Medicare: Opportunity and Risk for Surgeons

Liao JM, Navathe AS. Ann Surg. 2019 Oct 9. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003620. PMID: 31599804 

Genome-wide association analysis of hippocampal volume identifies enrichment of neurogenesis-related pathways

Horgusluoglu-Moloch E, Risacher SL, Crane PK, Hibar D, Thompson PM, Saykin AJ, Nho K; Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI). Sci Rep. 2019 Oct 10;9(1):14498. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-50507-3. PMID: 31601890 

Development of Novel Male Contraceptives

Amory JK. Clin Transl Sci. 2019 Oct 16. doi: 10.1111/cts.12708. Review. PMID: 31618525

Influence of Modeling Choices on Value of Information Analysis: An Empirical Analysis from a Real-World Experiment

Kim DD, Guzauskas GF, Bennette CS, Basu A, Veenstra DL, Ramsey SD, Carlson JJ. Pharmacoeconomics. 2019 Oct 21. doi: 10.1007/s40273-019-00848-8. PMID: 31631254 

Reducing provider workload while preserving patient safety: a randomized control trial using 2-way texting for post-operative follow-up in Zimbabwe's voluntary medical male circumcision program

Feldacker C, Murenje V, Holeman I, Xaba S, Makunike-Chikwinya B, Korir M, Gundidza PT, Holec M, Barnhart S, Tshimanga M. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Oct 16. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002198. PMID: 31633612

Hospitalists as Triagists: Description of the Triagist Role across Academic Medical Centers

Velásquez ST, Wang ES, White AA, Chadha J, Mader M, Leykum LK, Pugh J. J Hosp Med. 2019 Oct 23;14:E1-E4. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3327. PMID: 31634098

Genetic architecture of subcortical brain structures in 38,851 individuals

Satizabal CL, Adams HHH, Hibar DP, … Psaty BM, … Thompson PM, Seshadri S, Ikram MA. Nat Genet. 2019 Oct 21. doi: 10.1038/s41588-019-0511-y. PMID: 31636452

Measuring low-value care: learning from the US experience measuring quality

Marcotte LM, Schuttner L, Liao JM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Oct 24. pii: bmjqs-2019-010191. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010191. Review. PMID: 31649163 

Family studies of warts, hypogammaglobulinemia, immunodeficiency, myelokathexis syndrome

Dale DC, Dick E, Kelley M, Makaryan V, Connelly J, Bolyard AA. Curr Opin Hematol. 2019 Oct 24. doi: 10.1097/MOH.0000000000000554. PMID: 31652152