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Robert Neal Axon

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InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentGeneral Internal Medicine
AddressP.O. Box MSC 591
135 Rutledge Ave.
Phone843-792-2900
Fax843-792-6355
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    Dr. Robert Neal Axon completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center and was awarded his M.D. by the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2000. Dr. Axon is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Pediatric Hospitalist.

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    Heart, Ethnicity and Disease, Education, Rehabilitation Studies, Clinical care of hosptialized adults, Chronic Disease Management, Care Transitions

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    1. Taber DJ, Ward R, Axon RN, Walker RJ, Egede LE, Gebregziabher M. The Impact of Dual Health Care System Use for Obtaining Prescription Medications on Nonadherence in Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes. Ann Pharmacother. 2019 Jul; 53(7):675-682. PMID: 30724092.
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    2. Ward RC, Taber DJ, Axon RN, Gebregziabher M. Investigating the Potential for Bias When Using a Widely Accepted Medication Adherence Measure to Predict Mortality. Pharmacotherapy. 2018 11; 38(11):1086-1094. PMID: 30144128.
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    3. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Everett CJ, Heidenreich P, Hunt KJ. Dual Healthcare System Use During Episodes of Acute Care Heart Failure Associated With Higher Healthcare Utilization and Mortality Risk. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Aug 07; 7(15):e009054. PMID: 30371248.
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    4. Gebregziabher M, Ward RC, Taber DJ, Walker RJ, Ozieh M, Dismuke CE, Axon RN, Egede LE. Ethnic and geographic variations in multimorbidty: Evidence from three large cohorts. Soc Sci Med. 2018 08; 211:198-206. PMID: 29960171.
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    5. Kirkland EB, Heincelman M, Bishu KG, Schumann SO, Schreiner A, Axon RN, Mauldin PD, Moran WP. Trends in Healthcare Expenditures Among US Adults With Hypertension: National Estimates, 2003-2014. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 30; 7(11). PMID: 29848493.
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    6. Hunt KJ, Gebregziahber M, Everett CJ, Heidenreich PA, Axon RN. The interaction between rural/urban status and dual use status among veterans with heart failure. Rural Remote Health. 2018 05; 18(2):4495. PMID: 29742355.
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    7. Pope CA, Davis BH, Wine L, Nemeth LS, Axon RN. A Triangulated Qualitative Study of Veteran Decision-Making to Seek Care During Heart Failure Exacerbation: Implications of Dual Health System Use. Inquiry. 2018 Jan-Dec; 55:46958017751506. PMID: 29482411.
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    8. Pope CA, Davis BH, Wine L, Nemeth LS, Haddock KS, Hartney T, Axon RN. Perceptions of U.S. Veterans Affairs and community healthcare providers regarding cross-system care for heart failure. Chronic Illn. 2018 12; 14(4):283-296. PMID: 28906129.
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    9. Chakraborty H, Axon RN, Brittingham J, Lyons GR, Cole L, Turley CB. Differences in Hospital Readmission Risk across All Payer Groups in South Carolina. Health Serv Res. 2017 06; 52(3):1040-1060. PMID: 27678196.
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    10. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Dismuke CE, Hunt KJ, Yeager D, Ana EJS, Egede LE. Differential Impact of Homelessness on Glycemic Control in Veterans with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 11; 31(11):1331-1337. PMID: 27418346.
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    11. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Hunt KJ, Lynch CP, Payne E, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Comorbid depression is differentially associated with longitudinal medication nonadherence by race/ethnicity in patients with type 2 diabetes. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jun; 95(25):e3983. PMID: 27336900.
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    12. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Everett CJ, Heidenreich P, Hunt KJ. Dual health care system use is associated with higher rates of hospitalization and hospital readmission among veterans with heart failure. Am Heart J. 2016 Apr; 174:157-63. PMID: 26995383.
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    13. Axon RN, Turner M, Buckley R. An Update on Inpatient Hypertension Management. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2015 Nov; 17(11):94. PMID: 26362300.
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    14. Egede LE, Gebregziabher M, Zhao Y, Dismuke CE, Walker RJ, Hunt KJ, Axon RN. Differential impact of mental health multimorbidity on healthcare costs in diabetes. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Aug; 21(8):535-44. PMID: 26295353.
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    15. Axon RN, Cole L, Moonan A, Foster R, Cawley P, Long L, Turley CB. Evolution and Initial Experience of a Statewide Care Transitions Quality Improvement Collaborative: Preventing Avoidable Readmissions Together. Popul Health Manag. 2016 Feb; 19(1):4-10. PMID: 26102592.
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    16. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Craig J, Zhang J, Mauldin P, Moran WP. Frequency and costs of hospital transfers for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Jan; 21(1):51-9. PMID: 25880150.
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    17. Lynch CP, Gebregziabher M, Axon RN, Hunt KE, Payne E, Egede LE. Geographic and racial/ethnic variations in patterns of multimorbidity burden in patients with type 2 diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jan; 30(1):25-32. PMID: 25127728.
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    18. Egede LE, Gebregziabher M, Zhao Y, Dismuke CE, Walker RJ, Hunt KJ, Axon RN. Impact of mental health visits on healthcare cost in patients with diabetes and comorbid mental health disorders. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e103804. PMID: 25083903.
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    19. Axon RN, Penney FT, Kyle TR, Zapka J, Marsden J, Zhao Y, Mauldin PD, Moran WP. A hospital discharge summary quality improvement program featuring individual and team-based feedback and academic detailing. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Jun; 347(6):472-7. PMID: 24845304.
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    20. Axon RN, Coleman EA. What Will It Take to Move the Needle on Hospital Readmissions? Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jul-Aug; 29(4):357-9. PMID: 24101682.
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    21. Egede LE, Gebregziabher M, Dismuke CE, Lynch CP, Axon RN, Zhao Y, Mauldin PD. Medication nonadherence in diabetes: longitudinal effects on costs and potential cost savings from improvement. Diabetes Care. 2012 Dec; 35(12):2533-9. PMID: 22912429.
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    22. Axon RN, Tice JA, Egede LE. Vitamin D as a mediator of racial differences in blood pressure. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Oct; 26(10):1088-9. PMID: 21748433.
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    23. Egan BM, Zhao Y, Axon RN, Brzezinski WA, Ferdinand KC. Uncontrolled and apparent treatment resistant hypertension in the United States, 1988 to 2008. Circulation. 2011 Aug 30; 124(9):1046-58. PMID: 21824920.
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    24. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Echols C, Msph GG, Egede LE. Racial and ethnic differences in longitudinal blood pressure control in veterans with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Nov; 26(11):1278-83. PMID: 21671132.
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    25. Egede LE, Gebregziabher M, Hunt KJ, Axon RN, Echols C, Gilbert GE, Mauldin PD. Regional, geographic, and racial/ethnic variation in glycemic control in a national sample of veterans with diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2011 Apr; 34(4):938-43. PMID: 21335370.
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    26. Axon RN, Williams MV. Hospital readmission as an accountability measure. JAMA. 2011 Feb 02; 305(5):504-5. PMID: 21285430.
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    27. Egede LE, Gebregziabher M, Hunt KJ, Axon RN, Echols C, Gilbert GE, Mauldin PD. Regional, Geographic, and Ethnic Differences in Medication Adherence Among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. Ann Pharmacother. 2011 Feb; 45(2):169-78. PMID: 21304026.
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    28. Axon RN, Garrell R, Pfahl K, Fisher JE, Zhao Y, Egan B, Weder A. Attitudes and practices of resident physicians regarding hypertension in the inpatient setting. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2010 Sep; 12(9):698-705. PMID: 20883230.
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    29. Axon RN, Cousineau L, Egan BM. Prevalence and management of hypertension in the inpatient setting: a systematic review. J Hosp Med. 2011 Sep; 6(7):417-22. PMID: 20652961.
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    30. Egan BM, Zhao Y, Axon RN. US trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, 1988-2008. JAMA. 2010 May 26; 303(20):2043-50. PMID: 20501926.
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    31. Axon RN, Nietert PJ, Egan BM. Antihypertensive medication prescribing patterns in a university teaching hospital. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2010 Apr; 12(4):246-52. PMID: 20433545.
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    32. Axon RN, Cawley PJ. Enoxaparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism. Hosp Pract (1995). 2010 Feb; 38(1):112-4. PMID: 20469632.
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    33. Axon RN, Zhao Y, Egede LE. Association of depressive symptoms with all-cause and ischemic heart disease mortality in adults with self-reported hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 2010 Jan; 23(1):30-7. PMID: 19893497.
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    34. Penn DE, Gist A, Axon RN. Spontaneous renal artery thrombosis and common iliac artery dissection in a previously healthy young adult. South Med J. 2008 Dec; 101(12):1263-5. PMID: 19005424.
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    35. Axon RN, Bradford WD, Egan BM. The role of individual time preferences in health behaviors among hypertensive adults: a pilot study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2009 Jan-Feb; 3(1):35-41. PMID: 20409943.
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