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A Missed Opportunity? How Health Care Organizations Engage Primary Care Clinicians in Formal Social Care Efforts

Health care organizations increasingly recognize the impact of social needs on health outcomes. As organizations develop and scale efforts to address social needs, little is known about the optimal...

Author(s): Taressa Fraze, Laura Gottlieb, and Laura Beidler
Date: February 21, 2022

A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Opioid Prescriptions Associated with Nonsurgical Dental Visits Among Oregon and New York State Medicaid Beneficiaries, 2014-2016

Studies estimate that approximately one-third of all opioid prescriptions (Rxs) from dentists are associated with nonsurgical dental procedures, which suggests unwarranted opioid use. The authors...

Author(s): Enihomo Obadan-UdohDDS, Matthew Jura, Shen Wang, Miranda Werts, Robert Martiniano, Ulrike Muench, and Elizabeth Mertz
Date: February 10, 2022

Chapter 24: Containing Healthcare Costs

The only policy text written specifically for APRN students, this preeminent resource delivers a sweeping examination of policy impact on the full implementation of the APRN role across all...

Author(s): Jerone Dugan and Joanne Spetz
Date: February 3, 2022

Psychometric Properties of the Perinatal Missed Care Survey and Missed Care During Labor and Birth

Kalisch and colleagues developed one of the reliable and valid measures of missed nursing care, the MISSCARE survey, which has been used extensively in medical surgical care and has been adapted to...

Author(s): Audrey Lyndom, Kathleen Simpson, Joanne Spetz, Jason Fletcher, Caryl Gay, and Gay Landstrom
Source: Elsevier
Date: Feb 2022

Utilization of Community Paramedics to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Objective Some health systems and emergency medical services agencies in the United States are leveraging the versatility and experience of community paramedics to meet needs for COVID-19 testing,...

Author(s): Janet Coffman and Lisel Blash
Date: February 1, 2022

Characteristics of Multiple Job Holders in Long-term Care

Issue Health care workers in long-term care (LTC) settings face concerns related to financial security resulting from low wages, inconsistent hours, and a lack of benefits. These factors contribute...

Author(s): Tim Bates, Joanne Spetz, and Laura Wagner
Date: February 1, 2022

The Changing Role of Post-baccalaureate Programs in Dental Education

Pre-dental post-baccalaureate programs can help address oral health disparities by improving the diversity of the dental workforce pipeline. While long-term outcomes have had a positive impact on...

Author(s): Connie Kwong, Miranda Werts, April Martinez, George Taylor, Biana Roykh, and Elizabeth Mertz
Date: Feb 2022

Lack of Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Addiction Physicians

Compared to white individuals, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx individuals have decreased access to addiction care, lower rates of addiction treatment, and higher rates of incarceration, non-fatal...

Author(s): Maria Garcia, Janet Coffman, Ayana Jordan, and Marlene Martin
Date: January 31, 2022

CIN Connections, Winter 2022 — Centering Equity in Health Care Improvement

The California Improvement Network (CIN) is a community of health care professionals committed to identifying and spreading ideas for better primary care delivery. This issue of CIN Connections...

Date: January 11, 2022

Spanish-Speaking Mexican-American Parents’ Experiences While Navigating the Dental Care System for Their Children

The purpose of this study is to describe Mexican-American parents' experiences navigating the dental care system for their children. The study used qualitative interviews to collect data.

Author(s): Andrea Lopez, Kristin Hoeft, Claudia Guerra, Judith Barker, Lisa Chung, and Nancy Burke
Date: Jan 2022