Highlights of recent faculty research.

Comparative prognostic accuracy of sepsis scores for hospital mortality in adults with suspected infection in non-ICU and ICU at an academic public hospital

Kovach CP, Fletcher GS, Rudd KE, Grant RM, Carlbom DJ. PLoS One. 2019 Sep 16;14(9):e0222563. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222563. eCollection 2019. PMID: 31525224.

Structure and Pharmacology of Voltage-Gated Sodium and Calcium Channels

Catterall WA, Lenaeus MJ, El-Din TMG. Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 2019 Sep 19. doi: 10.1146/annurev-pharmtox-010818-021757. PMID: 31537174.

Association of Birth Weight With Type 2 Diabetes and Glycemic Traits: A Mendelian Randomization Study

BIRTH-GENE (BIG) Study Working Group, Huang T, Wang T, … Lemaitre R, … Psaty BM, Franco OH, Wu T, North KE, Davey Smith G, Chavarro JE, Chasman DI, Qi L. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Sep 4;2(9):e1910915. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.10915. PMID: 31539074.

Association of Bundled Payments for Joint Replacement Surgery and Patient Outcomes With Simultaneous Hospital Participation in Accountable Care Organizations

Liao JM, Emanuel EJ, Venkataramani AS, Huang Q, Dinh CT, Shan EZ, Wang E, Zhu J, Cousins DS, Navathe AS. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Sep 4;2(9):e1912270. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12270. PMID: 31560389.

Advancing Bundled Payments Through Radiation Oncology Episodes

Amol S. Navathe, Justin E. Bekelman, Joshua M. Liao. Health Affairs Blog, August 1, 2019. DOI: 10.1377/hblog20190729.824220 

Depression and suicide: Occupational hazards of practicing medicine

Poorman, E. (2019). Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management. https://doi.org/10.1177/2516043519866993

Association Between Long-term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Change in Quantitatively Assessed Emphysema and Lung Function

Wang M, Aaron CP, Madrigano J, Hoffman EA, Angelini E, Yang J, Laine A, Vetterli TM, Kinney PL, Sampson PD, Sheppard LE, Szpiro AA, Adar SD, Kirwa K, Smith B, Lederer DJ, Diez-Roux AV, Vedal S, Kaufman JD, Barr RG. JAMA. 2019;322(6):546–556. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.10255

Approaches for Residents to Address Problematic Patient Behavior: Before, During, and After the Clinical Encounter.

Megha Shankar, Tyler Albert, Nathan Yee, Maryann Overland (2019) Journal of Graduate Medical Education: August 2019, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 371-374

Utility of routine alcohol screening for monitoring changes in alcohol consumption

Rubinsky AD, Chavez LJ, Berger D, Lapham GT, Hawkins EJ, Williams EC, Bradley KA. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019 Aug 1;201:155-160. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.03.010. Epub 2019 May 8. PMID: 31229703 

Predicting Primary Care Use Among Patients in a Large Integrated Health System: The Role of Patient Experience Measures

Wong ES, Maciejewski ML, Hebert PL, Reddy A, Liu CF. Med Care. 2019 Aug;57(8):608-614. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001155. PMID: 31295190