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October 22/29, 2014, Vol 312, No. 16, Pages 1611-1708

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1611-1613. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279795
Original Investigation

Association Between Hospital Conversions to For-Profit Status and Clinical and Economic Outcomes

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1644-1652. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13336

This retrospective cohort study reports that hospital conversion to for-profit status was associated with improved financial margins but not with differences in quality or other measures.

Physician Practice Competition and Prices Paid by Private Insurers for Office Visits

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1653-1662. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10921

This retrospective study reports that more competition among US physicians is related to lower prices paid by private preferred provider organizations for office visits.

Total Expenditures per Patient in Hospital-Owned and Physician-Owned Physician Organizations in California

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1663-1669. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14072

Robinson and Miller determine whether total expenditures per patient were higher in medical groups owned by local hospitals or multihospital systems compared with groups owned by participating physicians in California between 2009 and 2012.

Association Between Availability of Health Service Prices and Payments for These Services

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1670-1676. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13373

This analysis of claims data from employer-insured patients found that those who accessed a pricing platform to check the cost of clinician visits, laboratory testing services, or imaging studies had lower total claims payments than those who did not check prices.

Research Letter

Presence of Banned Drugs in Dietary Supplements Following FDA Recalls

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1691-1693. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10308
Viewpoint

Indication-Specific Pricing for Cancer Drugs

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1629-1630. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13235

This Viewpoint addresses the benefits and challenges of adopting indication-specific pricing for cancer drugs.

Providing Price Displays for Physicians: Which Price Is Right?

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1631-1632. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7105

This Viewpoint discusses ethical issues related to use of price displays for physicians to help contain US health care costs.

Structuring Payments to Patient-Centered Medical Homes

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1633-1634. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.9529

This Viewpoint discusses the use of structured payments to patient-centered medical homes as a means of optimizing primary care reimbursement.

The Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model: Improving Quality and Lowering Costs

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1635-1636. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13109

This Viewpoint discusses the evolution of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Pioneer accountable care organization model.

A Piece of My Mind

What Gets Measured Gets (Micro)managed

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1637-1638. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11268
Editorial

Who Benefits From Health System Change?

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1639-1641. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13491

Health Care Price Transparency and Economic Theory

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1642-1643. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14276
Review

Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections in the Outpatient Setting: A Review

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1677-1684. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12842

This review describes the optimal approach for diagnosing and treating acute cystitis in the outpatient setting using immediate antimicrobial therapy with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, nitrofurantoin, or fosfomycin.

From the JAMA Network

Treatment of Generalized War-Related Health Concerns: Placing TBI and PTSD in Context

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1685-1686. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6670
JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Tests for Urinary Tract Infection in Nursing Home Residents

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1687-1688. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13554
Medical News & Perspectives

Analysis Reveals Large Increase in Hospitalizations in Recent Years Among Older Patients Prescribed Opioids

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1621-1623. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13249

CDC to Clinicians: Be Alert for Children With Poliolike Illness

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1623. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14248
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine-Related Diseases Affect Young Immigrants

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1626. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13700

Can Coupons Help Curb Obesity?

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1626. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13734
Clinical Trials Update

Combined Therapy May Enhance Recovery Rates of Severe Depression

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1624. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13117

Rivaroxaban Viable as Alternative Anticoagulant for Cardioversion

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1624. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13119

Telephone Counseling May Sustain Safer Sex Practices in Teenaged Girls

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1624. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13121

Mepolizumab May Substantially Reduce Asthma Exacerbations

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1624. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13122
Health Agencies Update

Tweaking Proposed Food Safety Rules

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1625. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13253

Report Predicts Fewer Uninsured but More Growth in Health Spending

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1625. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14458

NIH Funds Creation of Database of Cellular Signatures

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1625. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14460

Teens’ Use of Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Declines

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1625. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14462
The Art of JAMA

No Tomorrow Hath Nor Yesterday: Ina Meares

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1618-1619. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279797
Poetry and Medicine

Placebo

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1698. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7500
JAMA Revisited

The Cost of Medical Care

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1699. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279804
JAMA Patient Page

Crohn Disease

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1708. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7962
Comment & Response

Insulin vs Sulfonylureas for Second-Line Diabetes Treatment

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1693. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11114

Insulin vs Sulfonylureas for Second-Line Diabetes Treatment—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1693-1694. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11120

Breast Cancer Screening With Tomosynthesis and Digital Mammography—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1694-1695. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11123

Insulin vs Sulfonylureas for Second-Line Diabetes Treatment

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1694. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11126

Breast Cancer Screening With Tomosynthesis and Digital Mammography

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1695. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11117

Insulin vs Sulfonylureas for Second-Line Diabetes Treatment—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1695-1696. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11129

Addressing the Trauma of Hospitalization

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1696-1697. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10149

Addressing the Trauma of Hospitalization—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1697. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10179
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2014;312(16):1615-1616. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279796
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