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Health Economics & Outcomes Research

SAFE – Home Opioid Management Education (SAFE-HOME) in older adults: a naloxone awareness program for home health workers

Authors: Brianna M McQuade, Mike Koronkowski, Erin Emery-Tiburcio, Robyn Golden, Jennie B Jarrett

This article discusses the SAFE – Home Opioid Management Education (SAFE-HOME) naloxone awareness program for older adults which utilizes home health workers to educate older adults who are prescribed opioid medications about the access to and use of naloxone to reverse opioid overdose.

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Evaluating the effectiveness of problem-solving courts at preventing fatal and non-fatal opioid events: preliminary findings from Indiana

Authors: Elizabeth Van Nostrand, Alyssa Johnston, Steven M Albert, Andre L Brown, Jeanine M Buchanich, Brad Ray, Mark S Roberts

The aim of this study is to determine which interventions offered by problem-solving courts and correctional facilities impact morbidity and mortality of persons arrested for drug misuse.

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Corrigendum: Cost per response analysis of repository corticotropin injection versus other alternative treatments for acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis

Authors: George J Wan PhD, Ishveen Chopra PhD, John Niewoehner PharmD, Samuel F Hunter MD, PhD

Wan GJ, Chopra I, Niewoehner J, Hunter SF. Cost per response analysis of repository corticotropin injection versus other alternative treatments for acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis. Drugs in Context 2020; 9: 2020-9-4. DOI: 10.7573/dic.2020-9-4

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Cost per response analysis of repository corticotropin injection versus other alternative treatments for acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis

Authors: George J Wan PhD, Ishveen Chopra PhD, John Niewoehner PharmD, Samuel F Hunter MD, PhD

The objective of this study was to estimate the cost per response of repository corticotropin injection compared with plasmapheresis or intravenous immunoglobulin from the United States commercial payer perspective.

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Nail enthesis ultrasound and automated software-guided assessment of bilateral common carotid intima–media thickness in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: is there a correlation with clinical and laboratory findings?

Authors: José Alexandre Mendonça PhD, Lucas Nogueira Pansani MD, Mateus Basso Mimoto MD, Igor Tadeu Garcia Ferreira MD, Fernanda Bertucci Sanches MD, Thais de Campos Ferreira Pinto MD, Vania Aparecida Leandro-Merhi PhD, José Luis Braga de Aquino PhD

The objective of this study was to detect and correlate the changes that indicate the inflammatory and atherosclerotic process in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients, using nail ultrasound and carotid artery intima–media thickness radiofrequency software.

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