Highlights of recent faculty research.

Effect of travel distance and rurality of residence on initial surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma in VA primary care patient with cirrhosis

Rodriguez Villalvazo Y, McDanel JS, Beste LA, Sanchez AJ, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Katz DA. Health Serv Res. 2019 Nov 25. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13241. PMID: 31763691 

Registries for study of nonmalignant hematological diseases: the example of the Severe Chronic Neutropenia International Registry

Dale DC, Bolyard AA, Steele LA, Zeidler C, Welte K; Severe Chronic Neutropenia International Registry. Curr Opin Hematol. 2019 Nov 19. doi: 10.1097/MOH.0000000000000558. PMID: 31764167

Trillions and Trillions: Herpes Simplex Virus-1 Hepatitis in an Immunocompetent Adult

Ikuta K, Roychoudhury P, Xie H, Mcclurkan CL, Walkiewicz M, Makhsous N, Huang ML, Beru Y, Alam M, Shepherd A, Lamotte ED, Patel K, Morris A, Ҫoruh B, Yu L, Bhattacharya R, Cheng R, Walter RB, Limaye AP, Lockwood CM, Holland SM, Rakita RM, Koelle DM, Greninger AL. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 5;6(11):ofz465. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofz465. eCollection 2019 Nov. PMID: 31777756

Primary Care-Oriented Pathways to Support Population-Based Payment Models

LM Marcotte, A Chen, CS Hwang, JM Liao. J Clin Pathways. 2019;5(7):39-42. Doi:10.25270/jcp.2019.09.00092

The effect of medication cost transparency alerts on prescriber behavior

Monsen CB, Liao JM, Gaster B, Flynn KJ, Payne TH. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2019 Oct 1;26(10):920-927. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocz025. PMID: 31321427 

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