2017, No. 4

NBER Affiliates' Work in Medical Journals

Many NBER-affiliated researchers publish some of their findings in medical journals that preclude pre-publication distribution. This makes it impossible to include these papers in the NBER working paper series. This is a partial listing of recent papers in this category.

A Comparison of Programmable and Non-Programmable Compression Devices for Treatment of Lymphedema Using an Administrative Health Outcomes Dataset
P. Karaca-Mandic, A. T. Hirsch, S. G. Rockson, and S. H. Ridner, British Journal of Dermatology, June 2017, (Published online).

Challenges to Reducing Discrimination and Health Inequity through Existing Civil Rights Laws
A. Chandra, M. Frakes, and A. Malani, Health Affairs, 36(6), June 2017, pp. 1041–7.

A Commitment Contract to Achieve Virologic Suppression in Poorly Adherent Patients with HIV/AIDS
M. Alsan, J. Beshears, W. S. Armstrong, J. J. Choi, B. C. Madrian, M. T. Nguyen, C. Del Rio, D. Laibson, and V. C. Marconi, AIDS, 31(12), July 2017, pp. 1765–9.

Distribution of Lifetime Nursing Home Use and of Out-of-Pocket Spending
M. D. Hurd, P. Michaud, and S. Rohwedder, PNAS, 114(37), July 2017, pp. 9838–42.

Small Cash Incentives Can Encourage Primary Care Visits by Low-Income People with New Health Care Coverage
C. Bradley and D. Neumark, Health Affairs, 36, August 2017, pp. 1376–84.

Association between FDA Black Box Warnings and Medicare Formulary Coverage Changes
S. S. Dhruva, P. Karaca-Mandic, N. D. Shah, D. L. Shaw, and J. S. Ross, American Journal of Managed Care, 23(9), September 2017, pp. e310-5.

Trends in Omalizumab Utilization for Asthma: Evidence of Suboptimal Patient Selection
M. M. Jeffery, N. D. Shah, P. Karaca-Mandic, J. S. Ross, M. A. Rank, The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, September 2017, (Published online).

Estimating the Effects of Health Insurance and Other Social Programs on Poverty under the Affordable Care Act
D. K. Remler, S. D. Korenman, and R. T. Hyson, Health Affairs, 36(10), October 2017, pp. 1828–37.

Income, Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and the 'Weekend Warrior' among U.S. Adults
K. Shuval, Q. Li, K. P. Gabriel, and R. Tchernis, Preventive Medicine, 103, October 2017, pp. 91–7.

Describing Wait Time Bottlenecks for ED Patients Undergoing Head CT
J. G. Rogg, R. Huckman, M. Lev, A. Raja, Y. Chang, and B. A. White, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 35, October 2017, pp. 1510–3.

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