This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of frozen embryo transfer (FET) timed according to endometrial receptivity testing vs standardized frozen embryo transfer in improving live birth rate.
This retrospective cohort study compares 30-day mortality rates between patients with acute myocardial infarction who are insured by Medicare Advantage vs traditional Medicare.
This cross-sectional study of US primary care physicians participating in the Medicare Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program in 2019 examines whether primary care physicians’ MIPS scores are associated with performance on process and outcome measures.
This study evaluates changes in overall and drug-specific overdose mortality among pregnant and postpartum persons before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This study uses data from January/Q1 2022 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Formulary files to compare premiums and total spending for users of long-acting insulin who selected prescription drug plans in 2022 and to estimate potential savings for beneficiaries who selected Senior Savings model-participating plans.
This Viewpoint examines pathways that advocates, policy makers, states, and Medicaid agencies can take to identify opportunities for state Medicaid agencies to protect and promote perinatal health.
This Viewpoint offers recommendations to unify various Medicare reform proposals to optimize the health insurance plan.
This Viewpoint discusses the market for generic drugs and an innovation surcharge that would be awarded to public entities, such as the National Institutes of Health, and its newly formed Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, to fund research for the repurposing of generic drugs.
In this narrative medicine essay, an internal medicine physician traveling a lonely road of grief over the loss of her son finds a bond among the many patients who also lost a child.
This review summarizes current evidence on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of bacterial meningitis.
This Guide to Statistics and Methods provides an overview of the use of adjustment for baseline characteristics in the analysis of randomized clinical trials and emphasizes several important considerations.
A 62-year-old woman undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) presented to the clinic with severe abdominal pain and cloudy PD fluid. Seven days prior, she inadvertently broke aseptic technique when tightening a leaking connection of her PD catheter tubing. Cloudy fluid that was drained from her PD catheter was sent for laboratory analysis. What would you do next?
This Medical News article explores timely topics discussed at the annual IDWeek conference.
This Medical News feature examines what the COVID-19 pandemic might look like this winter.
This Medical News article discusses an out-of-season increase in respiratory syncytial virus, influenza, and other respiratory infections that is severely straining the pediatric health care system.
This JAMA Patient Page explains the symptoms, spread, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of bacterial meningitis, an infection that causes inflammation of the tissues surrounding the brain and spinal cord.