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Association of a Care Coordination Model With Health Care Costs and Utilization: The Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership (J-CHiP)

Association of a Care Coordination Model With Health Care Costs and Utilization: The Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership (J-CHiP)

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ARTICLE: Association of a Care Coordination Model With Health Care Costs and Utilization: The Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership (J-CHiP) AUTHORS: Scott A. Berkowitz, Shriram Parashuram, Kathy Rowan, Lindsay Andon, Eric B. Bass, Michele Bellantoni, Daniel J. Brotman, Amy Deutschendorf, Linda Dunbar, Samuel C. Durso, Anita Everett, Katherine D. Giuriceo, Lindsay Hebert, Debra Hickman, Douglas E. Hough, Eric E. Howell, Xuan Huang, Diane Lepley, Curtis Leung, Yanyan Lu, Constantine G. Lyketsos, Shannon M. E. Murphy, Tracy Novak, Leon Purnell, Carol Sylvester, Albert W. Wu, Ray Zollinger, Kevin Koenig, Roy Ahn, Paul B. Rothman, Patricia M. C. Brown, for the Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership (J-CHiP) Team JOURNAL: JAMA Netw Open. 2018;1(7):e184273. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4273 Abstract Importance: The Johns Hopkins Community(...)

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Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Mediated Clearance of Human Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Mediated Clearance of Human Hepatitis C Virus Infection

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ARTICLE: Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Mediated Clearance of Human Hepatitis C Virus Infection AUTHORS: Valerie J. Kinchen, Muhammad N. Zahid, Andrew I. Flyak, Mary G. Soliman, Gerald H. Learn, Shuyi Wang, Edgar Davidson, Benjamin J. Doranz, Stuart C. Ray, Andrea L. Cox, James E. Crowe Jr., Pamela J. Bjorkman, George M. Shaw, Justin R. Bailey JOURNAL: Cell Host Microbe. 2018 Nov 14;24(5):717-730.e5. doi:(...)

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Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States

Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States

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ARTICLE: Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States AUTHORS: Sarath Raju, Corinne A Keet, Laura M Paulin, Elizabeth C Matsui, Roger D Peng, Nadia N Hansel and Meredith C McCormack JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov 2. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201807-1374OC. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract RATIONALE: In developing countries, poor and rural areas have a high burden(...)

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Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless

Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless

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ARTICLE: Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless AUTHORS: Tessa K. Novick, Crystal A. Gadegbeku, Deidra C. Crews JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Nov 5. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5470. [Epub ahead of print] End-stage renal disease (ESRD) affects more than 700 000 individuals in the United States and accounts for $33 billion in annual Medicare spending.1 Since 1973, the Medicare program has(...)

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Clinical Outcomes Associated With Sickle Cell Trait: A Systematic Review

Clinical Outcomes Associated With Sickle Cell Trait: A Systematic Review

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ARTICLE: Clinical Outcomes Associated With Sickle Cell Trait: A Systematic Review AUTHORS: Rakhi P. Naik, Kim Smith-Whitley, Kathryn L. Hassell, Nkeiruka I. Umeh, Mariane de Montalembert, Puneet Sahota, Carlton Haywood Jr., Jean Jenkins, Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, Clinton H. Joiner, Vence L. Bonham, Gregory J. Kato JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 30. doi: 10.7326/M18-1161. [Epub ahead of(...)

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How Community Health Workers Can Affect Health Care

How Community Health Workers Can Affect Health Care

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ARTICLE: How Community Health Workers Can Affect Health Care AUTHORS: Ryan Graddy and Michael Fingerhood JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Oct 22. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4626. Interventions that seek to improve patient health among marginalized populations by addressing the social determinants of health have received increasing emphasis in recent years. The expanding understanding that health is deeply affected by nonmedical aspects(...)

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Inhibition of sodium/hydrogen exchanger 3 in the gastrointestinal tract by tenapanor reduces paracellular phosphate permeability

Inhibition of sodium/hydrogen exchanger 3 in the gastrointestinal tract by tenapanor reduces paracellular phosphate permeability

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ARTICLE: Inhibition of sodium/hydrogen exchanger 3 in the gastrointestinal tract by tenapanor reduces paracellular phosphate permeability AUTHORS: Andrew J. King1, Matthew Siegel, Ying He, Baoming Nie, Ji Wang, Samantha Koo-McCoy, Natali A. Minassian, Qumber Jafri, Deng Pan, Jill Kohler, Padmapriya Kumaraswamy, Kenji Kozuka, Jason G. Lewis, Dean Dragoli, David P. Rosenbaum, Debbie O’Neill, Allein Plain,(...)

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Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions. An Official ATS/STS/STR Clinical Practice Guideline

Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions. An Official ATS/STS/STR Clinical Practice Guideline

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ARTICLE: Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions. An Official ATS/STS/STR Clinical Practice Guideline AUTHORS: David J. Feller-Kopman, Chakravarthy B. Reddy, Malcolm M. DeCamp, Rebecca L. Diekemper, Michael K. Gould, Travis Henry, Narayan P. Iyer, Y. C. Gary Lee, Sandra Z. Lewis, Nick A. Maskell, Najib M. Rahman, Daniel H. Sterman, Momen M. Wahidi, and Alex A. Balekian JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Oct 1;198(7):839-849. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201807-1415ST. Abstract BACKGROUND: This Guideline, a collaborative effort from the American Thoracic(...)

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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli-blood group A interactions intensify diarrheal severity

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli-blood group A interactions intensify diarrheal severity

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ARTICLE: Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli-blood group A interactions intensify diarrheal severity AUTHORS: Pardeep Kumar, F. Matthew Kuhlmann, Subhra Chakraborty, A. Louis Bourgeois, Jennifer Foulke-Abel, Brunda Tumala, Tim J. Vickers, David A. Sack, Barbara DeNearing, Clayton D. Harro, W. Shea Wright, Jeffrey C. Gildersleeve, Matthew A. Ciorba, Srikanth Santhanam, Chad K. Porter, Ramiro L. Gutierrez, Michael G.(...)

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BRAF V600E Confers Male Sex Disease-Specific Mortality Risk in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer

BRAF V600E Confers Male Sex Disease-Specific Mortality Risk in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer

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ARTICLE: BRAF V600E Confers Male Sex Disease-Specific Mortality Risk in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer AUTHORS: Fei Wang, Shihua Zhao, Xiaopei Shen, Guangwu Zhu, Rengyun Liu, David Viola, Rossella Elisei, Efisio Puxeddu,Laura Fugazzola, Carla Colombo, Barbara Jarzab, Agnieszka Czarniecka, Alfred K. Lam, Caterina Mian, Federica Vianello, Linwah Yip, Garcilaso Riesco-Eizaguirre, Pilar Santisteban, Christine J. O’Neill, Mark S. Sywak,Roderick Clifton-Bligh, Bela Bendlova, Vlasta Sýkorová, Yangang Wang, and Mingzhao Xing  JOURNAL: J Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 20;36(27):2787-2795. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2018.78.5097. Epub(...)

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