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Clalit Research Institute at EFMI’s 2017 special topics conference, “The practice of patient centered care: Empowering and engaging patients in the digital era”

  On October 23rd -24th 2017 CRI’s Professor Ran Balicer is chairing the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) and Israel Association for Medical Informatics (IAMI) special topics conference, “The practice of patient centered…

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Recent Publication: Low adherence to antidepressants is associated with increased mortality following stroke: A large nationally representative cohort study

Low adherence to antidepressants is associated with increased mortality following stroke: A large nationally representative cohort study. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 2017. 27(10): pp. 970-976. Krivoy A, Stubbs B, Balicer RD, Weizman S, Feldman…

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Recent Publication: Low adherence to antidepressants is associated with increased mortality in Parkinson disease patients

Low adherence to antidepressants is associated with increased mortality in Parkinson disease patients. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 2017. 43: pp. 92-96. Shoval G, Stubbs B, Balicer RD, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Zalsman G,…

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Recent Publication: The relationship between women’s intention to request a labor epidural analgesia, actually delivering with labor epidural analgesia, and postpartum depression at 6 weeks: a prospective observational study

The relationship between women’s intention to request a labor epidural analgesia, actually delivering with labor epidural analgesia, and postpartum depression at 6 weeks: a prospective observational study. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 2017. (ePub…

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Two Clalit Research Institute team projects deemed best practice models by the Commonwealth Fund

On September 8th, 2017, as a part of the Commonwealth Fund’s International Experts Working Group on Patients with Complex Needs, Professor Ran Balicer of the Clalit Research Institute co-authored the Ten Recommendations for Policymakers…

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Recent Publication: The relationship between health services standardized costs and mortality is non-linear: Results from a large HMO population.

The relationship between health services standardized costs and mortality is non-linear: Results from a large HMO population. Health Policy, 2017. 121(9): pp. 1008-1014. Cohen-Mansfield J, Skornick-Bouchbinder M, Hoshen M, Brill S.   Abstract…

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Recent Publication: Epidemic Use of Benzodiazepines among Older Adults in Israel: Epidemiology and Leverage Points for Improvement.

Epidemic Use of Benzodiazepines among Older Adults in Israel: Epidemiology and Leverage Points for Improvement. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2017. 32(8): pp. 891-899. Steinman MA, Low M, Balicer RD, Shadmi E.  …

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Recent Publication: Propranolol treatment for infantile hemangioma does not increase risk of childhood wheezing.

Propranolol treatment for infantile hemangioma does not increase risk of childhood wheezing. Pediatric Pulmonology, 2017. 52(8): pp. 1071-1075. Mei-Zahav M, Blau H, Hoshen M, Zvulunov A, Mussaffi H, Prais D, Stafler P,…

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Clalit Research Institute Researchers Prof. Ran Balicer and Dr. Maya Leventer-Roberts Publish in Springer’s New Handbook on Integrated Care

In August 2017 Handbook Integrated Care was published, providing a synopsis of integrated care concepts. The authors and editors hail from all around the world, providing various perspectives and examples from several…

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Recent Publication: Effectiveness of dasabuvir/ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir for hepatitis C virus in clinical practice: A population-based observational study. 

Effectiveness of dasabuvir/ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir for hepatitis C virus in clinical practice: A population-based observational study. PLOS One, 2017. 12(7): e0176858. Leventer-Roberts M, Hammerman A, Brufman I, Hoshen M, Braun M, Ashur Y, Lieberman N,…

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