Innovations in Health Care Delivery
Jim C. Hu, MD, MPH; Aaron Laviana, MD; Art Sedrakyan, MD, PhD
JAMA. 2016;315(24):2659-2660. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5002
This Viewpoint describes the rapid spread of use of high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation as a treatment for prostate cancer and calls for establishment of a registry to better assess the efficacy and safety of this approach.
Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH; Lawrence O. Gostin, JD
JAMA. 2016;315(24):2661-2662. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6606
This Viewpoint discusses the yellow fever epidemic in Angola as well as in China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kenya due to cases arising from infected travelers from Angola.
Alina Baciu, MPH, PhD; Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD
JAMA. 2016;315(24):2663-2664. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4932
This Viepoint describes collaborations between health care organizations and public health departments or community agencies described in articles submitted to the National Academy of Medicine for their Collaborative on Bridging Public Health, Health Care, and Community.
Laura L. Sessums, JD, MD; Sarah J. McHugh, MPH; Rahul Rajkumar, MD, JD
JAMA. 2016;315(24):2665-2666. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4472
This Viewpoint discusses alternative payment models that reward value and quality, focusing on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model for advanced primary care medical homes.