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This network meta-analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis assesses whether nivolumab or pembrolizumab is more cost-effective for treatment of US patients with platinum-refractory recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).
This cohort study of Veterans Health Administration records examines the prevalence of low-value preoperative tests for eye cataract operations and associations with patient demographic characteristics, procedure type, and facility size.
This cohort study compares risk of recall and high-risk recall between medical devices that received US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance and those that received premarket approval.
This systematic review uses data from randomized clinical trials to investigate how often new single-enantiomer drugs are compared with their existing racemic precursors and determine whether safety or efficacy differences are observed.
This cross-sectional study assesses whether physician group participation in Medicare bundled payments is associated with changes in costs or patient outcomes.
This cohort study examines health care utilization patterns for patients with COVID-19 who were enrolled vs not enrolled in a home monitoring program.
This Viewpoint explores existing payment models and waste elimination incentives and proposes a new approach to addressing waste in health care.
This cohort study evaluates the association between New York City’s 2014 paid sick leave mandate and health care utilization among Medicaid-enrolled adults in New York City vs New York State.
This study describes the out-of-pocket burden on patients with coinsurance and assesses its association with pharmaceutical competition.
This cross-sectional study analyzes changes in Medicaid enrollment for all 50 US states and Washington, DC, during the first 9 months of 2020, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Viewpoint discusses a 2021 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine consensus report proposing patient-centered principles and recommendations to strengthen primary care services and systems, including payment and information technology reform and dedicated funding for primary care research.
This cohort study examines the association between price changes for brand-name drugs and out-of-pocket spending by patients with different insurance plans.
This Viewpoint proposes ways health systems can sustainably reduce low-value care, including testing and implementing reliable measures, incorporating low-value care in performance and quality measurement, and emphasizing prevention of tangible harms rather than the financial savings that would result from its reduction or elimination.
This cross-sectional study examines the neurocognitive performance, brain structure, neighborhood perceptions and characteristics, and sociodemographic factors of school-aged children living in 21 US metropolitan areas.
This cross-sectional study examines surgical never events occurring in hospitals in California and summarizes recommendations to prevent future events.
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