The objectives of this study were to describe quality of care for unhealthy alcohol use among patients visiting primary care settings and to determine whether better quality of alcohol care was linked to reduced alcohol consumption 6 months later.
Mar 7, 2019
The Appalachian Renaissance Initiative provided principals, teachers, and students in rural Eastern Kentucky with opportunities to support and improve teaching and learning. This evaluation examines its implementation and outcomes.
Jan 3, 2019
This report presents findings from an evaluation of the Creating College and Career Readiness initiative, which used a suite of personalized software in the kindergarten-12th grade setting in rural Kentucky schools.
Sep 27, 2018
Increased documentation of elements of a Brief Intervention was not associated with decreased heavy drinking among patients 6 months after they had been identified as having unhealthy alcohol use.
Mar 1, 2018
Accounting for Misclassification in Electronic Health Records-derived Exposures Using Generalized Linear Finite Mixture Models
Exposures derived from EHRs may be misclassified, leading to biased estimates of their association with outcomes of interest: finite mixture models can correct biases with no loss of efficiency.
Dec 7, 2017
This report provides findings from real-world zero-day vulnerability and exploit data that can inform ongoing policy debates regarding stockpiling (i.e., keeping zero-day vulnerabilities private) versus disclosing them to the public.
Mar 9, 2017
Medicare Advantage and Fee-for-Service Performance on Clinical Quality and Patient Experience Measures: Comparisons from Three Large States
Performance data for 9.9 million Medicare patients showed that Medicate Advantage outperformed Medicare Fee for Service across all 16 clinical quality measures examined.
Patient-Reported Offers of Alcohol Treatment for Primary Care Patients at High-Risk for an Alcohol Use Disorder
Most primary care patients in this study, who were at high risk for an alcohol use disorder, report that they were not offered treatment after an annual screening.
Nov 29, 2016
There is a statistically significant, but weak to moderate correlation, between radiologists' interpretive performance in screen mammography and their interpretive performance in diagnostic mammography.
Aug 24, 2016
Long-term Microvascular Disease Outcomes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes After Bariatric Surgery: Evidence for the Legacy Effect of Surgery
Patients whose type 2 diabetes went into remission after bariatric surgery experienced a 29 percent reduction in risk of microvascular disease incidence for up to seven years after surgery.
Jul 28, 2016
Collective Intelligence Meets Medical Decision-Making: The Collective Outperforms the Best Radiologist
While collective intelligence (CI) is a powerful approach to increase decision accuracy, few attempts have been made to unlock its potential in medical decision-making.
Sep 14, 2015