Thom and coauthors conducted a randomized trial of 2004 participants in India and Europe with or at high risk of established cardiovascular disease (CVD) to assess whether a fixed-dose combination of aspirin, statin, and 2 antihypertensive agents vs usual care improved adherence to therapy and 2 major CVD risk factors. Gaziano comments in an editorial.
This Viewpoint discusses the benefits of developing a patient-centered informed consent standard and the resources it would take to achieve it in practice.
This analysis of claims data from employer-insured patients found that those who accessed a pricing platform to check the cost of clinician visits, laboratory testing services, or imaging studies had lower total claims payments than those who did not check prices.
This Viewpoint discusses how health information technology and electronic health records (EHRs) could be transformed into platforms for public health responses to disease.