J Grad Med Educ 2018 Feb;10(1):112-113
Vice Chair of Graduate Medical Education and Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Ther Adv Endocrinol Metab 2021 23;12:2042018821995368. Epub 2021 Mar 23.
Medical Director of Inpatient Diabetes Program, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA.
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects nearly 463 million people globally and involves multiple co-morbid conditions that require effective treatment and continuous management. These include lifestyle and behavioral modifications, compliance to diabetes medications and close patient monitoring, all of which can be efficiently conducted telehealth. Integrating digital technology of telehealth and mobile health into diabetes care may improve diabetes management and increase its efficiency. Read More
Front Oncol 2021 25;11:641385. Epub 2021 Mar 25.
Department of Urology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China.
Background: This study aimed to assess the prognostic value of various diagnostic immunohistochemical (IHC) markers and develop an IHC-based classifier to predict the disease-free survival (DFS) of patients with bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy.Methods: IHC was performed on tumor specimens from 366 patients with transitional cell bladder cancer. The least absolute shrinkage and selection operator (LASSO) Cox regression model was used to develop a multi-marker classifier for predicting DFS of patients with bladder cancer. Read More
Flex Serv Manuf J 2021 Apr 4:1-39. Epub 2021 Apr 4.
Dipartimento di Informatica, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.
Optimizing Home Care Services is receiving a great attention in Operations Research. We address arrival time consistency, person-oriented consistency and demand uncertainty in Home Care, while jointly optimizing assignment, scheduling and routing decisions over a multiple-day time horizon. Consistent time schedules are very much appreciated by patients who, in this setting, are very sensitive to changes in their daily routines. Read More
J Appl Anim Welf Sci 2021 Apr 9:1-13. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
Clinical Studies, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.
Capacity for Care (C4C) is a shelter management strategy which utilizes managed intake to optimize in-shelter populations based on housing capacity and available resources. The purpose of this study was to 1) understand staff experiences using managed intake, 2) explore staff perceptions of how the C4C model has been regarded by other staff at their facility, and 3) explore the response of community members who are attempting to relinquish their cats, as perceived by the staff who are communicating with cat owners and scheduling relinquishment. Participants recruited from shelters who practiced C4C participated in a semi-structured interview and completed a written survey to share their experiences and perceptions of C4C. Read More
J Healthc Eng 2021 19;2021:5511299. Epub 2021 Mar 19.
Department of Nursing, General Hospital of Taiyuan Iron & Steel Co.,Ltd., Taiyuan 030008, China.
The traditional medical material distribution management system method lacks systematic analysis and relies heavily on the subjective judgment of related operators, and it is easy to cause excessive or too little inventory, which leads to waste of operating costs. This study builds on a dedicated system for artificial intelligence robot logistics and aims to minimize the total cost of medical material ordering and distribution operations. In addition, in view of the constraints in the actual operation of the hospital, this study uses the concept of the spatiotemporal network to construct an ordering and distribution scheduling planning model of single material certainty, single material stochastic, and multiple material stochastic to help the hospital make optimal decisions and ensure the hospital's continuous and stable operation. Read More