Explore the latest in health care delivery models, including innovations in primary and urgent care, medical home models, and telemedicine.
This population-based cohort study examines the visit frequency, quality of care, and cost for patients with chronic diseases seen by fee-for-service vs salaried specialist physicians.
This study explores the near-term results of an effort to improve the access of a large, underserved urban population to appropriate urologic specialty care through clinical integration.
This population-based study examines the availability of broadband in local communities for telemedicine.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether a comprehensive care coordination program reduces Medicaid expenditures by decreasing hospital and emergency department utilization among publicly insured children and youth.
This Viewpoint describes technological improvements that could be used to augment clinical care for individuals at risk of suicide, thus reducing suicide attempts and deaths.
This quality improvement cohort study used Lean methodology to identify opportunities to reduce operating room inefficiency and, following a retrospective medical record review, implemented a surgical plan of the day and evaluated its association with reduced operation times.
This Medical News story discusses the use of telemedicine to treat opioid use disorder in rural areas.
This Viewpoint discusses advantages and theoretical harms of direct-to-consumer drug telemedicine, whereby patients obtain prescription drugs through online visits, and calls for monitoring of for-profit DTC direct-to-consumer telemedicine ventures (eg, Curology, Hims, Nurx, and The Pill Club) to ensure that quality and safety are not being sacrificed for convenience of care.
This randomized clinical trial compares a multicomponent home-based physical therapy intervention with an active control on ability to walk in daily life among adults aged 60 years and older who had experienced a nonpathologic, minimal trauma hip fracture.
This Viewpoint advocates incorporating an awareness of social risk factors into mental health treatment.
This randomized clinical trial examines whether a treatment targeting arm movement delivered via a home-based telerehabilitation system has comparable efficacy with dose-matched, intensity-matched therapy delivered in a traditional in-clinic setting for adults following stroke.
This cross-sectional study of pediatric neurology patients residing in rural areas compares rates of hospital encounters for patients who had outpatient telemedicine consultations vs those who visited neurology clinics in person.
This Viewpoint argues for thinking about improvements in the care of new moms and infants as a single entity, and discusses regionalization of obstetric and infant care as a way to operationalize the idea and achieve simultaneous improvements in maternal and neonatal outcomes.
This Viewpoint offers a strategy to reduce costs and time of specialty consultations and improvements on curbside and electronic health record (EHR)–generated alerts through a targeted automatic electronic consultation process, through which alerts for patients who meet defined criteria are sent to specialists who review the information and decide whether the alert warrants a consultation.
This study describes the scarcity of dermatological services and practitioners as well as community infrastructures or resources for American Indian people who live in isolated areas in the United States.
This cohort study compares 30-day mortality and inpatient intensive care unit (ICU) admissions before and after the implementation of a novel emergency department–based ICU.
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