Rhodes et al assess primary care appointment availability by state and insurance status. See also the invited commentary by Bindman and Coffman.
Wiener et al characterize pulmonary nodule evaluation and concordance with the Fleischner Society guidelines for management.
Bendavid and Bhattacharya quantify the relationship between international health aid and changes in life expectancy and mortality in children younger than 5 years among aid recipient nations.
Tannenbaum and colleagues compare the effect of a direct-to-consumer educational intervention against usual care on benzodiazepine therapy discontinuation in community-dwelling older adults.
Miller and coauthors assess the risk of deliberate self-harm by antidepressant dose, by age group. See the Invited Commentary by Article .
Conklin et al characterize renal and neurologic outcomes among survivors of a 2006 diethylene glycol mass-poisoning event in Panama for 2 years after exposure. See also the invited commentary by Brent.
Ndumele et al assessed the effect of previous Medicaid expansions on self-reported access to care and the use of emergency department services by Medicaid enrollees. A quasi-experimental difference-in-differences design was used among 10 states that expanded Medicaid and 14 bordering control states that did not expand Medicaid. See the editorial by Katz.
Huffman et al determine the impact of a low-intensity collaborative care intervention for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and panic disorder among patients hospitalized for an acute cardiac illness. Davidson et al provide an Invited Commentary.
McWilliams and colleagues measure 3 related constructs relevant to Medicare Accountable Care Organization incentives and their capacity to manage care.
Davidson et al estimate the bleeding risk of combined anticoagulant (rivaroxaban or enoxaparin–vitamin K antagonist) and NSAID or aspirin therapy in patients with venous thromboembolism.
Tosteson et al measure the effect of false-positive mammograms on quality of life by measuring personal anxiety, health utility, and attitudes toward future screening. See also the invited commentary by Kroenke.
Li et al evaluate the association between sildenafil use and risk of incident melanoma among men in the United States. See also the invited commentary by Robinson.
Chan et al investigate if frequent contacts through a telephone-based peer support program would improve cardiometabolic risk and health outcomes by enhancing psychological well-being and self-care in patients receiving integrated care implemented through a web-based, multicomponent quality improvement program.
Kern et al report a case of liraglutide-induced autoimmune hepatitis.