This Viewpoint describes the VA Patient Reported Health Status Assessment (PROST) system, designed to capture and prioritize patient-reported health status measures, and discusses early experiences using the system to improve care for veterans undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
This Viewpoint discusses declines in hospital rates of patient harms between 2010 and 2014 and the efforts required to continue systematic nationwide improvement in safety.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of liraglutide vs placebo on time to death and rehospitalization and on time-averaged proportional change in N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide level among patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) of 40% or lower.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of vasopressin vs norepinephrine on kidney failure in patients with septic shock.
This study describes process measures and clinical outcomes associated with use of off-site central monitoring of non–critically ill patients in the Cleveland Clinic health system.
In this Special Communication, President Barack Obama reviews the Affordable Care Act: why he pursued it, what it has effected, and how the health care system can still be improved.
This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods reviews the use of logistic regression methods to quantify associations between patient characteristics and clinical outcomes.
A 32-year-old woman with hypothyroidism presented for evaluation of chronic fatigue and weight loss of 9 kg. She had normal vital signs, darkening of her palmar creases, and buccal mucosa. Her test results showed low cortisol and elevated adrenocorticotropin hormone levels. What would you do next?
This national survey study characterizes trends in use of technology and digital health care services among Medicare beneficiaries between 2011 and 2014.
This Medical News article discusses an advisory report on gene drive–modified organisms.
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