Key demographic trends in fertility, mortality, and migration are responsible for shifts in the overall structure of any population. COVID-19 has affected each of these, with potentially important implications.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid introduced requirements to be delivered by Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs). This study evaluated the impact of care management on reducing infant mortality in the largest Medicaid MCO in Ohio.
Medical and public health improvements over the past century have led to dramatic increases in longevity. New policies may be needed to ensure these extra years become mutually beneficial to all generations.
Researchers created a unique database linking medical, social, and demographic information, then used machine learning techniques to evaluate risk of infant mortality and develop intervention recommendations to reduce each infant's risk of mortality
The goal of this exploratory analysis was to examine the changes in hospital star rankings for aortic valve replacement when shrinkage targets based on hospital case volume are used instead of the standard CMS approach.
Using data from a sample of patients admitted to hospitals for traumatic injury, this article examines the effects of race and insurance coverage on mortality using two logistic regression models, for patients younger and older than 65 years.
This study compares the survival of children younger than five years to children and adolescents of age 5–19 years who presented to an ED for gunshot wounds, to test the hypothesis of higher GSW mortality in very young children.
Poor birth and infant outcomes and pronounced racial disparities persist in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, despite robust maternal and child health and social service systems. Which interventions are the most effective and how does effectiveness vary for women with different risk and other factors?
We sought to develop and validate a risk index for in-hospital mortality using only present-on-admission diagnoses, principal procedures, and secondary procedures occurring before the date of the principal procedure.