This Viewpoint discusses the emergence of for-profit medical schools and the implications of the new business model for the physician workforce and the quality of medical education and practice.
This Viewpoint discusses the history of The Joint Commission standards for pain management and lessons learned that might inform current efforts to address the prescription opioid epidemic and prevent unintended consequences of future similar standard-setting initiatives.
In this Viewpoint, Hodge and Gostin summarize the most important 2017 updates to the US Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects.
This Medical News article discusses recent advances in uterus transplants.
This Viewpoint argues that publication by the European Medicines Agency of clinical study reports as part of its approval process for commercial drugs sets a standard of transparency that could challenge the reputation of the US Food and Drug Administration as the international standard-bearer in drug and device approval.
This Viewpoint highlights potential effects of recent finalized changes to the Public Health Service Act.
This Viewpoint discusses use of non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants in treating atrial fibrillation.
This Viewpoint proposes newly conceivable federal policy options under a Republican president and Congress that may offer a more bipartisan and comprehensive approach to medical liability reform.
This Medical News story features an interview with 2 leading Alzheimer disease researchers discussing the disease’s pathogenesis and potential treatments.
In this Viewpoint, Ioannidis discusses the problem of nonreproducibility in biomedical research and proposes implementing reproducibility assessments to improve research practices.
This Viewpoint summarizes the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ guideline for prevention of peanut allergies in US infants and argues that the complexity and narrow scope of the recommendations could prevent population-wide implementation and uptake.
This Viewpoint proposes changes at the national, state, organization, leader, and individual levels to address and prevent physician burnout.
This Medical News article discusses adverse event reports about homeopathic teething products.
This Viewpoint discusses step therapy as a means of controlling prescription drug costs, different categories of step therapy, and the challenges of using this approach to ensure quality and affordability of prescribing.
In this Viewpoint, former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden and colleagues review the Center’s 2010 Winnable Battles initiative, and discuss target areas where they met and fell short of their public health goals.