Highlights of recent faculty research.

To Succeed, MIPS Value Pathways Need More Episodic Cost Measures

Joshua M. Liao, Sophie C. Miller, Amol S. Navathe. Health Affairs Blog, November 14, 2019. DOI: 10.1377/hblog20191107.686469 

Recurrent Sinopulmonary Infections in a Patient Whose HIV Masked Common Variable Immunodeficiency

Gollapudi D, O'Donnell M, NeSmith M, Kent K, Hunter AJ. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Nov 1. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05435-3. PMID: 31677106

Making cardiac surgery feasible in African countries: Experience from Namibia, Uganda, and Zambia

Forcillo J, Watkins DA, Brooks A, Hugo-Hamman C, Chikoya L, Oketcho M, Thourani VH, Zühlke L; contributors from Namibia, Zambia, and Uganda. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov;158(5):1384-1393. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.054. Epub 2019 Jan 26. PMID: 30819574

Alanine Aminotransferase Results Differ by Analyzer Manufacturer in a National Integrated Health Setting, 2012–2017

Beste LA, Icardi M, Hunt CM, Gylys-Colwell I, Lowy E, Taylor L, Morgan TR, Chang MF, Maier MM, Cheung R. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2019 Nov 7. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2018-0622-OA. PMID: 31697169 

The Association Between Neighborhood Socioeconomic and Housing Characteristics with Hospitalization: Results of a National Study of Veterans

Hatef E, Kharrazi H, Nelson K, Sylling P, Ma X, Lasser EC, Searle KM, Predmore Z, Batten AJ, Curtis I, Fihn S, Weiner JP. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Nov-Dec;32(6):890-903. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2019.06.190138. PMID: 31704758 

Serial Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acids in the De Novo Lipogenesis Pathway and Total Mortality, Cause-Specific Mortality, and Cardiovascular Diseases in the Cardiovascular Health Study

Lai HTM, de Oliveira Otto MC, Lee Y, Wu JHY, Song X, King IB, Psaty BM, Lemaitre RN, McKnight B, Siscovick DS, Mozaffarian D. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Nov 19;8(22):e012881. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.012881. Epub 2019 Nov 12. PMID: 31711385 

Communicating with patients about breakdowns in care: a national randomised vignette-based survey

Fisher KA, Gallagher TH, Smith KM, Zhou Y, Crawford S, Amroze A, Mazor KM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Nov 13. pii: bmjqs-2019-009712. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2019-009712. PMID: 31723017 

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of INTRAvascular Temperature Management versus Surface Cooling in COMATose Patients Resuscitated from Cardiac Arrest

Bartlett E, Valenzuela T, Idris A, Deye N, Glover G, Gillies M, Taccone FS, Sunde K, Flint A, Thiele H, Arrich J, Hemphill C, Holzer M, Skrifvars MB, Pittl U, Polderman K, Ong ME, Kim KH, Oh SH, Shin S, Kirkegaard H, Nichol G. Resuscitation. 2019 Nov 12. pii: S0300-9572(19)30688-4. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.10.035. PMID: 31730898 

Need for improved detection of voluntary medical male circumcision adverse events in Mozambique: A mixed-methods assessment

Brito A, Korn A, Monteiro L, Mudender F, Maiela A, Come J, Barnhart S, Feldacker C. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Nov 21;19(1):855. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4604-1. PMID: 31752838 

Medications acting on the central nervous system and fall-related injuries in community dwelling older adults: A new user cohort study

Gray SL, Marcum ZA, Dublin S, Walker R, Golchin N, Rosenberg DE, Bowles EJ, Crane P, Larson EB. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 Nov 22. pii: glz270. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glz270. PMID: 31755896