This Viewpoint discusses the need to achieve consensus around management strategies for patients with hyperlipidemia when proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK-9) inhibitors enter the marketplace.
This Viewpoint emphasizes the inclusion of actual patient values in developing an effective value-based payment system.
This Viewpoint discusses obstacles and policy options for the development and adoption of cost-lowering health technologies in the United States.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of timeliness in quality of health care and summarizes strategies for improving wait times and access to care.
This randomized trial evaluates whether early physical therapy is more effective than usual care for improving disability in patients with recent-onset low back pain.
This population epidemiology study uses national survey data to characterize national trends in prescription opioid use and opiod use disorders and related mortality.
This population epidemiology study characterizes the incidence, clinical characteristics, and resistance mechanisms of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae isolated from patients who received care in 7 US metropolitan areas between 2012 and 2013.
This case-control study investigates the association between influenza vaccination and subsequent hospitalization for community-acquired influenza pneumonia.
This systematic review summarizes published evidence on the causes, diagnosis, therapy, prevention, and prognosis of pericarditis.
This commentary discusses the regulatory implications of the association between early use by youth of alternative tobacco products, such as water pipe tobacco and snus, and later cigarette smoking, as reported in a cohort study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2013 updates to the American Geriatrics Society’s guideline for improving the care of older adults with diabetes.
This study used National Survey of Drug Use and Health data to assess substance use treatment trends among individuals aged 12 years or older with opioid use disorders.
This Medical News and Perspectives piece introduces some of the public health initiatives aimed at mitigating community violence by creating safe common spaces where residents can participate in physical fitness and urban gardening.