This Viewpoint addresses fees that patients must pay for copies of their personal medical records and how the availability of digital medical records can improve this situation.
This clinical demonstration project describes organizational- and patient-level experiences with implementing a lung cancer screening program in selected Veterans Health Administration hospitals and estimates the number of patients who may be candidates for lung cancer screening.
This study evaluates the use of computed tomography and chest radiography for lung cancer screening before and after publication of the National Lung Screening Trial screening guidelines.
This cohort study examines patient-to-intensivist ratios in UK intensive care units and the association of patient-to-intensivist ratios with patient mortality.
This Viewpoint examines the rising cost of prescription drugs using Duexis, a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and to decrease the risk of developing upper gastrointestinal ulcers, as an example.
This pre-post, differences-in-differences study evaluates the changes in risk factor control among limited–English proficiency Latinos with diabetes who switched from language-discordant (English-only) primary care physicians (PCPs) to language-concordant (Spanish-speaking) PCPs.
This study examines the association of patient race/ethnicity, preferred language, and physician language concordance with patient adherence to newly prescribed diabetes medications.
This cohort study assesses trends in use of monitored anesthesia care for outpatient gastrointestinal endoscopy in the Veterans Health Administration from 2000 to 2013.
This study analyzes a training strategy for community health workers to perform fecal immunochemical testing among Hispanic and Haitian immigrants living in south Florida.
This study uses the Integrated Health Interview Series of the 2015 National Health Interview Survey to assess the health and health care use by individuals at risk of losing of losing health insurance with repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
This Viewpoint examines randomized clinical trials of newer and older drugs for type 2 diabetes that have a primary cardiovascular outcome.
This document review evaluates adherence to the Institute of Medicine standards for limits on commercial conflicts of interest, guideline development, and evaluation of evidence by a 2013 cholesterol management guideline and a 2014 hepatitis C virus management guideline.
This survey study examines the nature of industry funding and partnerships between patient advocacy organizations and for-profit companies in the United States.
This case report shows how a 2-item screening tool and basic laboratory tests can elicit causative factors for weight loss in elderly patients and help avoid further costly, invasive, and potentially harmful testing.
This study describes the financial conflicts of interest prevalent among hematologist-oncologist users of Twitter.
This study identifies levels of support for the 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain and whether financial relationships with opioid manufacturers are associated with opposition to the guidelines.
This Viewpoint proposes the development and use of a new pneumococcal vaccine specifically formulated for adults.
This pooled analysis of national health survey data investigates the association of physical activity patterns with all-cause, cardiovascular disease, and cancer mortality in adult respondents.
This population-based cohort study examines the association of changes in insurance deductible levels with outpatient care of patients with diabetes.
This systematic review describes the findings of studies evaluating clinicians’ estimations of the benefits and harms associated with testing and treatment.
This population-based study examines the cost burdens with related access barriers associated with insurance deductibles in patients with chronic conditions.
This study evaluates anti–hepatitis A virus potencies in 9 currently marketed immune globulin products.
This study examines the relationships between exposures to drugs and alcohol at the individual, family, and neighborhood levels and adolescent firearm homicide.
This epidemiological analysis evaluates the extent to which the people who will become subjects of gun violence can be predicted by modeling gun violence as an epidemic that is transmitted between individuals through social interactions.