Zhang and colleagues used administrative claims from US Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with selected immune-mediated diseases to evaluate the association between receipt of zoster vaccine and herpes zoster risk within the first 42 days and up to 3.5 years following vaccination.
Dr Landrum and coauthors reported on the epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus blood and skin and soft tissue infections in the US military health system from 2005 through 2010.
Nocon and coauthors sought to determine whether a health center’s rating as a patient-centered medical home is associated with operating cost. In an Editorial, Reid discusses the patient-centered medical home and primary care in the United States.
In a retrospective study of 1 245 657 veterans enrolled in Veterans Affairs (VA) & Medicare Advantage (MA) health care plans (2004-2009), Trivedi & coauthors determined the prevalence of dual enrollment, concurrent use of services in each, and estimated costs of VA care provided to MA enrollees.
Ms R, a 76-year-old woman, developed delirium first after colectomy with complications and again after routine surgery. Marcantonio discusses diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of delirium in the postoperative setting.