August 03, 2017- James Zhang, PhD and Dr. David Meltzer, MD, PhD have published a study on gender disparities in cost-related medical non-adherence to medical care (CRN). This is the first study in its kind that reveals the gender disparities in CRN, comprehensively defined. The study, titled “The differential rates in cost-related non-adherence to medical care by gender in the U.S. adult population,” was published in the Journal of Medical Economics on May 19, 2017.
June 30, 2017- Today, Dr. James Zhang presents at the 2017 International Health Conference at St Hugh’s College Oxford for a study titled “The Association between Patient-physician Communication and Cost-related Medication Non-adherence among Diabetic U.S. Medicare Beneficiaries.” The other co-authors of the study include Dr. David Meltzer. This study is supported in part by a Pilot and Feasibility Grant from the CCDTR.