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Social Risks, Social Needs, and Attitudes Toward Social Health Screening 1 Year Into the COVID-19 Pandemic: Survey of Adults in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System

Introduction Information about demographic differences in social risks, needs, and attitudes toward social health screening in non-highly vulnerable adult populations is lacking. Methods The authors analyzed data for 2869 Kaiser Permanente Northern Califo...
Author(s): Gordon, Nancy P; Shanks, Carmen Byker; Grant, Richard W

Perm J. 2023 Apr 17:1-14.

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Bilateral Emboli and Highest Heart Rate Predict Hospitalization of Emergency Department Patients With Acute, Low-Risk Pulmonary Embolism

Some patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) will suffer adverse clinical outcomes despite being low risk by clinical decision rules. Emergency physician decisionmaking processes regarding which low-risk patients require hospitalization are unclear. H...
Author(s): Casey, Scott D; Zekar, Lara; Somers, Madeline J; Westafer, Lauren M; Reed, Mary E; Vinson, David R

Ann Emerg Med. 2023 Apr 05.

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Use of Sepsis Clinical Prediction Models to Improve Patient Care

Author(s): Mogri, Murtaza; Grant, Richard W; Liu, Vincent X

JAMA Intern Med. 2023 Apr 03.

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Performance of a Prediction Model of Suicide Attempts Across Race and Ethnicity

This study examines whether race disparities exist in the prediction of suicide attempts and if have they have detrimental effects on individuals and health care systems.
Author(s): Papini, Santiago; Hsin, Honor; Kipnis, Patricia; Liu, Vincent X; Lu, Yun; Sterling, Stacy A; Iturralde, Esti

JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 Apr 01;80(4):399-400.

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Effects of COVID-19 shelter-in-place confinement on diabetes prevention health behaviors among US adults with prediabetes: A cross-sectional survey

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in significant lifestyle changes due to shelter-in-place confinement orders. The study's purpose was to assess if the COVID-19 pandemic affected self-reported diabetes prevention behaviors amon...
Author(s): Thomas, Tainayah Whitney; Lindsey, Rebecca; Yassin, Maher; Rodriguez, Luis A; Heisler, Michele; Schmittdiel, Julie A

Prev Med Rep. 2023 Apr;32:102139. Epub 2023-02-13.

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Identifying Predictors of Homelessness Among Adults in a Large Integrated Health System in Northern California

Introduction Homelessness contributes to worsening health and increased health care costs. There is little published research that leverages rich electronic health record (EHR) data to predict future homelessness risk and inform interventions to address i...
Author(s): Rodriguez, Luis A; Thomas, Tainayah W; Finertie, Holly; Wiley, Deanne; Dyer, Wendy T; Sanchez, Perla E; Yassin, Maher; Banerjee, Somalee; Adams, Alyce; Schmittdiel, Julie A

Perm J. 2023 Mar 15;27(1):56-71. Epub 2023-03-13.

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Data-driven classification of health status of older adults with diabetes: The diabetes and aging study

We set out to identify empirically-derived health status classes of older adults with diabetes based on clusters of comorbid conditions which are associated with future complications. We conducted a cohort study among 105,786 older (≥65 years of age) adul...
Author(s): Huang, Elbert S; Liu, Jennifer Y; Lipska, Kasia J; Grant, Richard W; Laiteerapong, Neda; Moffet, Howard H; Schumm, L Philip; Karter, Andrew J

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 Mar 08.

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Using Peer Support to Prevent Diabetes: Results of a Pragmatic RCT

High-contact structured diabetes prevention programs are effective in lowering weight and HbA1cs, yet their intensity level can create barriers to participation. Peer support programs improve clinical outcomes among adults with Type 2 diabetes, but their ...
Author(s): Heisler, Michele; Dyer, Wendy T; Finertie, Holly; Stoll, Shelley C; Wiley, Deanne; Turner, Cassie D; Sedgwick, Tali; Kullgren, Jeffrey; Richardson, Caroline R; Hedderson, Monique; Schmittdiel, Julie A

Am J Prev Med. 2023 Mar 08.

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Telehealth During COVID-19 for Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Associations with Self-Reported Food Insecurity and with Physical Limitations

Background: Adults with chronic medical conditions complicated by food insecurity or physical limitations may have higher barriers to accessing telehealth implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic. Objective: To examine the relationships of self-reported f...
Author(s): McCloskey, Jodi K; Ellis, Jennifer L; Uratsu, Connie S; Drace, Melanie L; Ralston, James D; Bayliss, Elizabeth A; Grant, Richard W

Telemed J E Health. 2023 Mar 06.

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Among-Hospital Variation in ICU Admission Practices and Associated Outcomes for Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure

Rationale: We have previously shown that hospital strain is associated with intensive care unit (ICU) admission and that ICU admission, compared with ward admission, may benefit certain patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF). Objectives: To underst...
Author(s): Anesi, George L; Liu, Vincent X; et al.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2023 Mar;20(3):406-413.

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Practice Patterns and Outcomes Associated With Anticoagulation Use Following Sepsis Hospitalizations With New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation

Practice patterns and outcomes associated with the use of oral anticoagulation for arterial thromboembolism prevention following a hospitalization with new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) during sepsis are unclear. Retrospective, observational cohort study...
Author(s): Walkey, Allan J; Myers, Laura C; Thai, Khanh K; Kipnis, Patricia; Desai, Manisha; Go, Alan S; Lu, Yun; Clancy, Heather; Devis, Ycar; Neugebauer, Romain; Liu, Vincent X

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2023 Mar;16(3):e009494. Epub 2023-02-28.

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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Medication Initiation Among Adults Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

Given persistent racial/ethnic differences in type 2 diabetes outcomes and the lasting benefits conferred by early glycemic control, we examined racial/ethnic differences in diabetes medication initiation during the year following diagnosis. Among adults ...
Author(s): Gopalan, Anjali; Winn, Aaron N; Karter, Andrew J; Laiteerapong, Neda

J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Mar;38(4):994-1000. Epub 2022-08-04.

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Validation of a Hypoglycemia Risk Stratification Tool Using Data From Continuous Glucose Monitors

This cohort study uses data from continuous glucose monitoring to validate a hypoglycemia risk stratification tool.
Author(s): Karter, Andrew J; Parker, Melissa M; Moffet, Howard H; Lipska, Kasia J; Ralston, James D; Huang, Elbert S; Gilliam, Lisa K

JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar 01;6(3):e236315. Epub 2023-03-01.

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Development and Validation of an Electronic Health Record-based Score for Triage to Perioperative Medicine

To develop an electronic health record-based risk model for perioperative medicine (POM) triage and compare this model with legacy triage practices that were based on clinician assessment. POM clinicians seek to address the increasingly complex medical ne...
Author(s): Le, Sidney T; Corbin, Dalton; Myers, Laura C; Kipnis, Patricia; Cohn, Bradley; Liu, Vincent X

Ann Surg. 2023 Mar 01;277(3):e520-e527. Epub 2021-11-09.

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Risk of venous thromboembolism in non-respiratory and respiratory presentations of COVID-19 in critically ill patients

Author(s): Roubinian, Nareg H; Vinson, David R; Pai, Ashok P; Myers, Laura C; Skarbinski, Jacek; Lee, Catherine; Mark, Dustin G; Liu, Vincent X

Chest. 2023 Feb 12.

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Hospital Strain and Variation in Sepsis ICU Admission Practices and Associated Outcomes

To understand how strain-process-outcome relationships in patients with sepsis may vary among hospitals. Retrospective cohort study using a validated hospital capacity strain index as a within-hospital instrumental variable governing ICU versus ward admis...
Author(s): Anesi, George L; Dress, Erich; Chowdhury, Marzana; Wang, Wei; Small, Dylan S; Delgado, M Kit; Bayes, Brian; Barreda, Fernando X; Halpern, Scott D; Liu, Vincent X

Crit Care Explor. 2023 Feb;5(2):e0858. Epub 2023-02-02.

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Cross-Sectional Association of Patient Language and Patient-Provider Language Concordance with Video Telemedicine Use Among Patients with Limited English Proficiency

Telemedicine's dramatic increase during the COVID-19 pandemic elevates the importance of addressing patient-care gaps in telemedicine, especially for patients with limited English proficiency. To examine the associations of patient language and patient-pr...
Author(s): Hsueh, Loretta; Huang, Jie; Millman, Andrea K; Gopalan, Anjali; Parikh, Rahul K; Teran, Silvia; Reed, Mary E

J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Feb;38(3):633-640. Epub 2022-11-10.

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Trends in Outpatient Visits and Hospital and Intensive Care Unit Admissions of Adults With COVID-19 in an Integrated US Health Care System, March 2020 to January 2022

This cohort study of patients at a single integrated health system examines trends in COVID-19–related treatment location and mortality.
Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Ng, Kevin; Plimier, Colleen; Daly, Kathleen A; Kipnis, Patricia; Liu, Vincent X

JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jan 03;6(1):e2253269. Epub 2023-01-03.

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Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Among Middle-Aged and Older Adult Vietnamese American Members of a Northern California Health Plan

There is increasing recognition that cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors vary by Asian subgroups. We examined CVD risk factor prevalence among Vietnamese adults in a northern California health plan. We used electronic health record data to examine s...
Author(s): Haysbert, Donna B; Lo, Joan C; Ramalingam, Nirmala D; Gordon, Nancy P

Public Health Rep. 2023 Jan-Feb;138(1):123-130. Epub 2022-02-20.

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Primary care video and telephone telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic: treatment and follow-up health care utilization

Telemedicine use expanded greatly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and broad use of telemedicine is expected to persist beyond the pandemic. More evidence on the efficiency and safety of different telemedicine modalities is needed to inform clinical and poli...
Author(s): Huang, Jie; Gopalan, Anjali; Muelly, Emilie; Hsueh, Loretta; Millman, Andrea; Graetz, Ilana; Reed, Mary

Am J Manag Care. 2023 Jan 01;29(1):e13-e17. Epub 2023-01-01.

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Predicting Post-Sepsis Cardiovascular Events with Death as a Competing Risk

Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Lee, Catherine; Go, Alan S; Liu, Vincent X; Walkey, Allan J; et al.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2023 Jan;20(1):145-148.

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The intensity of anticoagulant dosing in hospitalized patients with COVID-19: An observational, comparative effectiveness study

The question of anticoagulant dosing in hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is unresolved, with randomized trials showing mixed results and heterogeneity of treatment effects for in-hospital death. To examine the association bet...
Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Xu, Stanley; Chen, Aiyu; Greene, John D; Creekmur, Beth; Bruxvoort, Katia; Escobar, Gabriel J; Adams, John L; Langer-Gould, Annette; Liu, Vincent X; Gould, Michael K

J Hosp Med. 2023 Jan;18(1):43-54. Epub 2022-11-22.

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Risk of hospitalization in a sample of COVID-19 patients with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have worse coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19)-related outcomes. We compared COVID-19 hospitalization risk in patients with and without COPD. This retrospective cohort study included patients ...
Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Murray, Richard; Donato, Bonnie; Liu, Vincent X; Kipnis, Patricia; Shaikh, Asif; Franchino-Elder, Jessica

Respir Med. 2023 Jan;206:107064. Epub 2022-11-26.

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Incidence and Medical Hospitalization Rates of Patients With Pediatric Eating Disorders

Objective Eating disorders typically onset in preadolescence and adolescence and cause negative mental and physical health sequelae over the life span. This study examined the incidence and medical hospitalization rates of pediatric eating disorders in an...
Author(s): Lau, Josephine S; Uong, Stephen P; Hartman, Lauren; Eaton, Abigail; Schmittdiel, Julie

Perm J. 2022 Dec 19;26(4):56-61. Epub 2022-11-18.

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Persistent Steroid Exposure Before Coronavirus Disease 2019 Diagnosis and Risk of Hospitalization in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

It is unclear whether persistent inhaled steroid exposure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients before coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with hospitalization risk. To examine the association between persistent steroid ex...
Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Murray, Richard K; Donato, Bonnie M K; Liu, Vincent X; Kipnis, Patricia; Kipnis, Patricia; Shaikh, Asif; Franchino-Elder, Jessica

Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2022 Dec 05.

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