January 1, 1998
The American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove, Ill., developed a new mental health classification system for primary care clinicians to facilitate the understanding, coding, treatment and referral of child and adolescent mental health conditions.
May 1, 2013
At stake in the May 2013 publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), are billions of dollars in insurance payments and government resources.
June 18, 2012
Do we really know the best way to test for Alzheimer's disease? A grantee's new research shows that there's more work to be done.
March 12, 2012
Human Capital Blog
A fundamental task of medicine is stratifying people into clinically meaningful categories. The term “stratifying” describes how physicians divide the sick from the well and then divide the sick into different stages of disease. In other words, the ...
May 12, 2010
This article examines geographic variation in diagnostic practices by studying Medicare recipients who move to regions with higher or lower diagnostic intensity than the original region.
January 1, 2001
From 1995 to 1998, researchers at Stanford University looked at how managed care penetration in given geographic areas affected the diffusion and use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a technology that allows physicians to obtain very clear pictures of patients' internal organs and internal structures without invasive procedures.