Health Care Utilization

Understanding military families who have dependents with special health care and/or educational needs

Keith R. Aronson, Ph.D., Sandee J. Kyler, M.S., Jeremy D. Moeller, M.A., Daniel F. Perkins, Ph.D. Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness, Pennsylvania State University, USA Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: March 28, 2016 DOI: Background Little is known about military families who have a dependent with special health care and/or educational […]

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Comparison of predictive value of activity limitation staging systems based on dichotomous versus trichotomous responses in the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey

Jibby E. Kurichi, M.P.H., Joel E. Streim, M.D., Hillary R. Bogner, M.D., M.S.C.E., Dawei Xie, Ph.D., Pui L. Kwong, M.P.H., Sean Hennessy, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 1, p. 64–73 DOI:   Background Traditional ways of measuring disability include summary indices, binary expressions, or counts of limitations. However, counts of activity […]

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Diagnosis isn’t enough: Understanding the connections between high health care utilization, chronic conditions and disabilities among U.S. working age adults

Amanda Reichard, Ph.D., M.S., Stephen P. Gulley, Ph.D., M.S.W, Elizabeth K. Rasch, P.T., Ph.D.,Leighton Chan, M.D., M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, October 2015, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 535–546 DOI: Background Under the ACA, new programs are being developed to enhance care coordination and reduce health care costs among people with chronic conditions, disabilities, and high utilization of health […]

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