IHPS Publications September 2020


1.    Why real-world health information technology performance transparency is challenging, even when everyone (claims to) want it.

Adler-Milstein J, Thao C. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 Sep 11:ocaa147.
doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocaa147. 


2.    Preoperative medical testing and falls in Medicare beneficiaries awaiting cataract surgery.

Chen CL, McLeod SD, Lietman TM, Shen H, Boscardin WJ, Peggy Chang HY, Whooley MA, Gelb AW, Lee SJ, Dudley RA. Ophthalmology. 2020 Sep 11:S0161-6420(20)30886-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.09.013.

3.    Preoperative Depressive Symptoms Associated with Poor Functional Recovery after Surgery.

Tang VL, Cenzer I, McCulloch CE, Finlayson E, Cooper Z, Silvestrini M, Ngo S, Schmitt EM, Inouye SK. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Sep 8. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16781

4.    Patient complexity by surgical specialty does not correlate with work relative value units.

Ramirez JL, Gasper WJ, Seib CD, Finlayson E, Conte MS, Sosa JA, Iannuzzi JC. Surgery. 2020 Sep;168(3):371-378. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2020.03.002. Epub 2020 Apr 24.


5.    Rheumatology Informatics System for Effectiveness (RISE) Practices See Significant Gains in Rheumatoid Arthritis Quality Measures.

Izadi Z, Schmajuk G, Gianfrancesco M, Subash M, Evans M, Trupin L, Yazdany J. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Sep 16. doi: 10.1002/acr.24444.

6.    Out-of-Pocket Costs for Novel Guideline-Directed Diabetes Therapies Under Medicare Part D.

DeJong C, Masuda C, Chen R, Kazi DS, Dudley RA, Tseng CW. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Sep 14. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2922.


7.    Variation in Arterial and Central Venous Catheter Use in Pediatric Intensive Care Units.

Mahendra M, McQuillen P, Dudley RA, Steurer MA. J Intensive Care Med. 2020 Sep 24:885066620962450. doi: 10.1177/0885066620962450.


8.    Can we predict early 7-day readmissions using a standard 30-day hospital readmission risk prediction model?

Saleh SN, Makam AN, Halm EA, Nguyen OK. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2020 Sep 15;20(1):227. doi: 10.1186/s12911-020-01248-1.


9.    Managing Minimally Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Test Results.

Sawaya GF, Lamar R, Perkins RB. JAMA. 2020 Sep 25. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.12488.


10. Patient complexity by surgical specialty does not correlate with work relative value units.

Ramirez JL, Gasper WJ, Seib CD, Finlayson E, Conte MS, Sosa JA, Iannuzzi JC. Surgery. 2020 Sep;168(3):371-378. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2020.03.002. Epub 2020 Apr 24.

11. Patient-reported Disease Activity in an Axial Spondyloarthritis Cohort during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Liew JW, Castillo M, Zaccagnino E, Katz P, Haroon N, Gensler LS. ACR Open Rheumatol. 2020 Sep;2(9):533-539. doi: 10.1002/acr2.11174. Epub 2020 Sep 6.

12. School Closures During COVID-19: Opportunities for Innovation in Meal Service.

Kinsey EW, Hecht AA, Dunn CG, Levi R, Read MA, Smith C, Niesen P, Seligman HK, Hager ER. Am J Public Health. 2020 Sep 17:e1-e9.
doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2020.305875.


13. Medical Vulnerability of Young Adults to Severe COVID-19 Illness-Data From the National Health Interview Survey.

Adams SH, Park MJ, Schaub JP, Brindis CD, Irwin CE Jr. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Sep;67(3):362-368. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.06.025. Epub 2020 Jul 13.


14. Maintaining Social Connections in the Setting of COVID-19 Social Distancing: A Call to Action.

Pantell MS, Shields-Zeeman L. Am J Public Health. 2020 Sep;110(9):1367-1368. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2020.305844.


15. Internal Medicine and COVID-19.

Redberg RF, Katz M, Steinbrook R. JAMA. 2020 Sep 22;324(12):1135-1136.
doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.15145.


16. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on an academic vascular practice and a multi-disciplinary limb preservation program.

Lancaster EM, Wu B, Iannuzzi J, Oskowitz A, Gasper W, Vartanian S, Wick E, Hiramoto J, Eichler C, Lobo E, Reyzelman A, Reilly L, Sosa JA, Conte MS. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Sep 12:S0741-5214(20)32018-8.
doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2020.08.132.


17. Tobacco use and tobacco services in California substance use treatment programs.

Guydish J, Kapiteni K, Le T, Campbell B, Pinsker E, Delucchi K. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Sep 1;214:108173. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108173.
Epub 2020 Jul 11.


18. Correlates of lifetime blunt/spliff use among cigarette smokers in substance use disorders treatment.

Campbell BK, Le T, Kapiteni K, Gubner NR, Guydish J. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 Sep;116:108064. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.108064. Epub 2020 Jun 26.


19. Inaction Is Not an Option: Using Antiracism Approaches to Address Health Inequities and Racism and Respond to Current Challenges Affecting Youth.

Svetaz MV, Barral R, Kelley MA, Simpson T, Chulani V, Raymond-Flesch M, Coyne-Beasley T, Trent M, Ginsburg K, Kanbur N. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Sep;67(3):323-325. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.06.017.

20. Ethics and Spheres of Influence in Addressing Social Determinants of Health.

DeCamp M, DeSalvo K, Dzeng E. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Sep;35(9):2743-2745. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05973-1. Epub 2020 Jun 22.

21. A Society of General Internal Medicine Position Statement on the Internists' Role in Social Determinants of Health.

Byhoff E, Kangovi S, Berkowitz SA, DeCamp M, Dzeng E, Earnest M, Gonzalez CM, Hartigan S, Karani R, Memari M, Roy B, Schwartz MD, Volerman A, DeSalvo K; Society of General Internal Medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Sep;35(9):2721-2727. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05934-8. Epub 2020 Jun 9.


22. Readability of Online Patient Educational Materials for Coronary Artery Calcium Scans and Implications for Health Disparities.

Rodriguez F, Ngo S, Baird G, Balla S, Miles R, Garg M. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Sep 15;9(18):e017372. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.017372. Epub 2020 Aug 31.

23. Including Social and Behavioral Determinants in Predictive Models: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities.

Tan M, Hatef E, Taghipour D, Vyas K, Kharrazi H, Gottlieb L, Weiner J. JMIR Med Inform. 2020 Sep 8;8(9):e18084. doi: 10.2196/18084.


24. Race modifies survival benefit of guideline-based treatment: Implications for reducing disparities in muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Washington SL 3rd, Gregorich SE, Meng MV, Suskind AM, Porten SP. Cancer Med. 2020 Sep 1. doi: 10.1002/cam4.3429.


25. Tumour predisposition and cancer syndromes as models to study gene-environment interactions.

Carbone M, Arron ST, Beutler B, Bononi A, Cavenee W, Cleaver JE, Croce CM, D'Andrea A, Foulkes WD, Gaudino G, Groden JL, Henske EP, Hickson ID, Hwang PM, Kolodner RD, Mak TW, Malkin D, Monnat RJ Jr, Novelli F, Pass HI, Petrini JH, Schmidt LS, Yang H. Nat Rev Cancer. 2020 Sep;20(9):533-549.
doi: 10.1038/s41568-020-0265-y. Epub 2020 May 29.


26. Antibiotic-Laden Bone Cement Use and Revision Risk After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty in U.S. Veterans.

Bendich I, Zhang N, Barry JJ, Ward DT, Whooley MA, Kuo AC. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Sep 4. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00102.


27. Effects of Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation on Time to Enrollment and Functional Status in Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease.

Schopfer DW, Whooley MA, Allsup K, Pabst M, Shen H, Tarasovsky G, Duvernoy CS, Forman DE. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Sep 21:e016456.
doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.016456.


28. Primary Prevention Trial Designs Using Coronary Imaging: A National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workshop.

Greenland P, Michos ED, Redmond N, Fine LJ, Alexander KP, Ambrosius WT, Bibbins-Domingo K, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Fortmann SP, Khera A, Lloyd-Jones DM, Maron DJ, Min JK, Muhlestein JB, Nasir K, Sterling MR, Thanassoulis G. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Sep 11:S1936-878X(20)30650-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.06.042.

29. A Complex Systems Model of Breast Cancer Etiology: The Paradigm II Conceptual Model.

Hiatt RA, Engmann NJ, Balke K, Rehkopf DH; Paradigm II Multidisciplinary Panel. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Sep;29(9):1720-1730.
doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0016. Epub 2020 Jul 8.


30. The role of exome sequencing in newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolism.

Adhikari AN, Gallagher RC, Wang Y, Currier RJ, Amatuni G, Bassaganyas L, Chen F, Kundu K, Kvale M, Mooney SD, Nussbaum RL, Randi SS, Sanford J, Shieh JT, Srinivasan R, Sunderam U, Tang H, Vaka D, Zou Y, Koenig BA, Kwok PY, Risch N, Puck JM, Brenner SE. Nat Med. 2020 Sep;26(9):1392-1397.
doi: 10.1038/s41591-020-0966-5. Epub 2020 Aug 10.


31. Expanding beyond maximum grade: Chemotherapy toxicity over time by age and performance status in advanced non-small cell lung cancer in CALGB 9730 (Alliance A151729).

Wong ML, Gao J, Thanarajasingam G, Sloan JA, Dueck AC, Novotny PJ, Jatoi A, Hurria A, Walter LC, Miaskowski C, Cohen HJ, Wood WA, Feliciano JL, Stinchcombe TE, Wang X. Oncologist. 2020 Sep 20. doi: 10.1002/onco.13527.


32. Heterogeneity in the Effects of Food Vouchers on Nutrition Among Low-Income Adults: A Quantile Regression Analysis.

White JS, Vasconcelos G, Harding M, Carroll MM, Gardner CD, Basu S, Seligman HK. Am J Health Promot. 2020 Sep 3:890117120952991. doi: 10.1177/0890117120952991.

33. Medical Care Delivery in US Nursing Homes: Current and Future Practice.

Katz PR, Ryskina K, Saliba D, Costa A, Jung HY, Wagner LM, Unruh MA, Smith BJ, Moser A, Spetz J, Feldman S, Karuza J. Gerontologist. 2020 Sep 22:gnaa141. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnaa141.


34. The Impact of Nurse Delegation Regulations on the Provision of Home Care Services: A Four-State Case Study.

Dudley N, Miller J, Breslin ML, Chapman SA, Spetz J. Med Care Res Rev. 2020 Sep 23:1077558720960902. doi: 10.1177/1077558720960902.


35. The effect of exposure to long working hours on ischaemic heart disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis from the WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury.

Li J, Pega F, Ujita Y, Brisson C, Clays E, Descatha A, Ferrario MM, Godderis L, Iavicoli S, Landsbergis PA, Metzendorf MI, Morgan RL, Pachito DV, Pikhart H, Richter B, Roncaioli M, Rugulies R, Schnall PL, Sembajwe G, Trudel X, Tsutsumi A, Woodruff TJ, Siegrist J. Environ Int. 2020 Sep;142:105739. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105739. Epub 2020 Jun 5.


36. Sponsoring Institution Interests, Not National Plans, Shape Physician Workforce in the United States.

Rittenhouse DR, Ament AS, Grumbach K. Fam Med. 2020 Sep;52(8):551-556. doi: 10.22454/FamMed.2020.507727. Epub 2020 Jul 16.


37. Nursing Home Patient Safety Culture Perceptions Among US and Immigrant Nurses.

Wagner LM, Brush BL, Castle NG, Engberg JB, Capezuti EA. J Patient Saf. 2020 Sep;16(3):238-244. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000271.

38. Medical Care Delivery in US Nursing Homes: Current and Future Practice.

Katz PR, Ryskina K, Saliba D, Costa A, Jung HY, Wagner LM, Unruh MA, Smith BJ, Moser A, Spetz J, Feldman S, Karuza J. Gerontologist. 2020 Sep 22:gnaa141. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnaa141.


39. Political prioritization and the competing definitions of adolescent pregnancy in Kenya: An application of the Public Arenas Model.

Onono MA, Rutherford GW, Bukusi EA, White JS, Goosby E, Brindis CD. PLoS One. 2020 Sep 14;15(9):e0238136. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238136. eCollection 2020.


40. Implementation Strategies for Frontline Healthcare Professionals: People, Process Mapping, and Problem Solving.

Lu AD, Kaul B, Reichert J, Kilbourne AM, Sarmiento KF, Whooley MA. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Sep 11. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06169-3.


41. Patient Perspectives on Declining to Participate in Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation: A MIXED-METHODS STUDY.

Schopfer DW, Nicosia FM, Ottoboni L, Whooley MA. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2020 Sep;40(5):335-340. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000493.


42. Associations between prenatal maternal exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and birth outcomes among pregnant women in San Francisco.

Eick SM, Hom Thepaksorn EK, Izano MA, Cushing LJ, Wang Y, Smith SC, Gao S, Park JS, Padula AM, DeMicco E, Valeri L, Woodruff TJ, Morello-Frosch R. Environ Health. 2020 Sep 16;19(1):100. doi: 10.1186/s12940-020-00654-2.


43. Evaluation of naloxone furnishing community pharmacies in San Francisco.

Nguyen AM, Kearney TE, Apollonio DE. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2020 Sep 15:S1544-3191(20)30443-X. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2020.08.032.


44. Patterns of Prescribing Antiretroviral Therapy Upon Discharge to Psychiatry Inpatients With HIV/AIDS at a Large Urban Hospital.

Momenzadeh A, Shumway M, Dong BJ, Dilley J, Nye J, Mangurian C. Ann Pharmacother. 2020 Sep 4:1060028020954924. doi: 10.1177/1060028020954924.



Davis A, Gilchrist V, Moretz J, Weidner A, Grumbach K, Holland N. Ann Fam Med. 2020 Sep;18(5):472-473. doi: 10.1370/afm.2598.

46. Gratitude and Good Outcomes: Rediscovering Positivity and Perspective in an Uncertain Time.

Shen WT, Sosa JA. World J Surg. 2020 Sep;44(9):2848-2849. doi: 10.1007/s00268-020-05649-1.


47. Association of Homelessness with Hospital Readmissions-an Analysis of Three Large States.

Khatana SAM, Wadhera RK, Choi E, Groeneveld PW, Culhane DP, Kushel M, Kazi DS, Yeh RW, Shen C. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Sep;35(9):2576-2583. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05946-4. Epub 2020 Jun 17.

48. Mechanisms from Food Insecurity to Worse HIV Treatment Outcomes in US Women Living with HIV.

Weiser SD, Sheira LA, Palar K, Kushel M, Wilson TE, Adedimeji A, Merenstein D, Cohen M, Turan JM, Metsch L, Adimora AA, Ofotokun I, Wentz E, Tien PC, Frongillo EA. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2020 Sep 17. doi: 10.1089/apc.2020.0009.

49. Mental Health Equity in the Twenty-First Century: Setting the Stage.

Alves-Bradford JM, Trinh NH, Bath E, Coombs A, Mangurian C. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2020 Sep;43(3):415-428. doi: 10.1016/j.psc.2020.05.001. Epub 2020 Jul 15.


50. Medical comorbid diagnoses among adult psychiatric inpatients.

Goldman ML, Mangurian C, Corbeil T, Wall MM, Tang F, Haselden M, Essock SM, Frimpong E, Mascayano F, Radigan M, Schneider M, Wang R, Dixon LB, Olfson M, Smith TE. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2020 Sep-Oct;66:16-23. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2020.06.010. Epub 2020 Jun 23.


51. Attitudes of California Registered Nurses About Abortion.

Swartz A, Hoffmann TJ, Cretti E, Burton CW, Eagen-Torkko M, Levi AJ, Aztlan EA, McLemore MR. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2020 Sep;49(5):475-486. doi: 10.1016/j.jogn.2020.06.005. Epub 2020 Aug 9.


52. Pregnant Women's Acceptability of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use Screening and Willingness to Disclose Use in Prenatal Care.

Toquinto SM, Berglas NF, McLemore MR, Delgado A, Roberts SCM. Womens Health Issues. 2020 Sep-Oct;30(5):345-352. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2020.05.004. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

53. Sexual harassment and suicide.

Sarkar U, Hemmat S, Linos E. BMJ. 2020 Sep 2;370:m3330. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m3330.

54. How effective are clinical decision support systems?

Sarkar U, Samal L. BMJ. 2020 Sep 17;370:m3499. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m3499.

55. Cancer patient perspectives on survivorship goals from the Smart Patients online community.

Hoskote M, Le G, Cherian R, Zeiger R, Sarkar U. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Sep 12. doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05734-0.


56. Near-Peer Learning During the Surgical Clerkship: A Way to Facilitate Learning After a 15-Month Preclinical Curriculum.

Sophia Hernandez , Ogonna N Nnamani Silva, Matthew Y C Lin , Edward H Kim , Julie Ann Sosa , Andre R Campbell , Patricia S O'Sullivan , Sanziana A Roman. J Surg Educ. 2020 Sep 12;S1931-7204(20)30342-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.08.042

57. Infant Outcomes Following Maternal Infection with SARS-CoV-2: First Report from the PRIORITY Study
Flaherman VJ, Afshar Y, Boscardin J, Keller RL, Mardy A, Prahl MK, Phillips C, Asiodu IV, Berghella WV, Chambers BD, Crear-Perry J, Jamieson DJ, Jacoby VL, Gaw SL. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 18:ciaa1411. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa141