2022 Publications

As we have turned the leaf to 2023, I figured I’d share the publications I had last year: Publications Forma F, Chiu K, Shafrin J, Boskovic DH, Veeranki SP. Are caregivers ready for digital? Caregiver preferences for health technology tools to monitor medication adherence among patients with serious mental illness. Digital health. 2022 Mar;8:20552076221084472. Jackisch…

EHR data analysis of the impact of suboptimal treatment of antimicrobial resistance

I am happy to announce that along with co-authors Alen Marijam, Ashish V. Joshi, Fanny S. Mitrani-Gold, Katie Everson, Rifat Tuly, Peter Rosenquist, Michael Gillam & Maria Elena Ruiz, I have a new paper published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control titled “Impact of suboptimal or inappropriate treatment on healthcare resource use and cost among…

Lecture on Health Care Economics at USC

Thank you to Dr. Daniel Tomaszewski and the University of Southern California’s Health Care Decision Analysis (HCDA) program for brining me in as a guest speaker this weekend. I truly enjoyed my time with the students. As they posted on LinkedIn: Thanks to guest speaker Jason Shafrin of FTI Consulting, for joining us in the Health Economics…

Association of health care utilization and costs with patient-reported outcomes in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

That is the title of paper recently published in JMCP along with co-authors Alexis Ogdie, Mark Hwang, Phani Veeranki, Alexandria Portelli, Steven Sison, Sofia Pedro, Steven Hass, Peter Hur, Nina Kim, Esther Yi, and Kaleb Michaud. The paper abstract is below. BACKGROUND: Interventions for ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have improved patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in clinical studies. However,…

Health care utilization and costs associated with functional status in patients with psoriatic arthritis

That is the title of paper recently published in JMCP along with co-authors Alexis Ogdie, Mark Hwang, Phani Veeranki, Alexandria Portelli, Steven Sison, Sofia Pedro, Steven Hass, Peter Hur, Nina Kim, Esther Yi, and Kaleb Michaud. The paper abstract is below. BACKGROUND: The Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index (HAQ-DI) has been validated and widely used in…

Economic burden of antibiotic resistance

Today, one of my studies was published. The title of the study was “Economic burden of antibiotic-not-susceptible isolates in uncomplicated urinary tract infection: Analysis of a US integrated delivery network database” This is work with co-authors Alen Marijam, Ashish V. Joshi, Fanny S. Mitrani-Gold, Katie Everson, Rifat Tuly, Peter Rosenquist, Michael Gillam & Maria Elena…

Are caregivers ready for digital?

That is the title of a paper published today with my co-authors Felicia Forma, Kevin Chiu, Jason Shafrin, Dusica Hadzi Boskovic, and S Phani Veeranki. The subtitle is: Caregiver preferences for health technology tools to monitor medication adherence among patients with serious mental illness. The paper abstract is below: Background Adherence to antipsychotic medication is…