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August 23/30, 2016, Vol 316, No. 8, Pages 789-892

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):789-791. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14445
Original Investigation

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Association of Integrated Team-Based Care With Health Care Quality, Utilization, and Cost

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):826-834. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11232

This cohort study compares patient outcomes, health care utilization, and costs for patients receiving primary care in integrated team-based care (TBC) vs traditional practice management (TPM) practices (usual care).

Preliminary Communication

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Diagnostic Test Accuracy of a 2-Transcript Host RNA Signature for Discriminating Bacterial vs Viral Infection in Febrile Children

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):835-845. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11236

This study describes the development and diagnostic accuracy of a host-response RNA signature for distinguishing bacterial from viral infection in febrile children younger than 5 years.

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Association of RNA Biosignatures With Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants Aged 60 Days or Younger

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):846-857. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9207

This study describes the development and diagnostic accuracy of a host response RNA signature for distinguishing bacterial from nonbacterial infection in infants aged 60 days or younger.

Research Letter

Trends in Use and Outcomes of Women Undergoing Hysterectomy With Electric Power Morcellation

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):877-878. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9432

This surgical epidemiology examines trends in the type of hysterectomy, use of electric power morcellators, and prevalence of abnormal pathology before and after the US Food and Drug Administration’s 2014 guidance recommending against use of electric morcellation.

Special Communication

The High Cost of Prescription Drugs in the United States: Origins and Prospects for Reform

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):858-871. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11237

This Special Communication summarizes published evidence about the causes of elevated prescription drug prices in the United States and proposes policy options to mitigate the effects of high prices while preserving incentives for development and innovation.

Viewpoint

Avoiding the Unintended Consequences of Screening for Social Determinants of Health

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):813-814. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9282

This Viewpoint discusses ways to increase the understanding of the influence of social determinants on health outcomes and provides a framework for the screening of patients.

Decreasing Unintended Pregnancy: Opportunities Created by the Affordable Care Act

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):815-816. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8800

This Viewpoint discusses teenage pregnancy rates, provisions of long-acting reversible contraception under the Afforadable Care Act, and the remaining challenges in providing coverage for all women.

The Need to Expand Access to Hepatitis C Virus Drugs in the Indian Health Service

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):817-818. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7186

This Viewpoint calls for government support for providing direct–acting antiviral treatment to American Indian/Alaska Native population, which is disproportionately infected by hepatitis C virus.

Priorities for Improving Hearing Health Care for Adults: A Report From the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):819-820. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7916

This Viewpoint describes a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report that outlines recommendations for accessible and affordable hearing health care.

A Piece of My Mind

Nondisclosure

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):821. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5348
Editorial

Integrated Behavioral and Primary Care: What Is the Real Cost?

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):822-823. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11031

Genetics and the Evaluation of the Febrile Child

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):824-825. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11137
From the JAMA Network

Time in Therapeutic Range in Warfarin-Treated Patients: Is Very Good Good Enough?

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):872-873. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10402

This commentary discusses a cohort study published in JAMA Cardiology that investigated the efficacy and safety of well-managed warfarin therapy in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.

JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Antiviral Agents Added to Corticosteroids for Early Treatment of Adults With Acute Idiopathic Facial Nerve Paralysis (Bell Palsy)

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):874-875. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10160

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review of clinical trials comparing the effects of antiviral therapies plus oral corticosteroids vs oral corticosteroids alone for patients presenting within 72 hours of onset of Bell palsy.

Medical News & Perspectives

Infectious Disease Expert Sees Threat From Colistin-Resistant Superbug

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):806-807. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9690

This Medical News article discusses the recent emergence of an antibiotic resistant superbug in US patients.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC’s Historic Response to Ebola

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):810. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10955

Missed Chances to Prevent Cancer

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):810. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11002
Clinical Trials Update

Limited Infant Protection From Maternal Influenza Immunization

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):809. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10786

Trial Launched to Eradicate Ebola From Semen

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):809. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11464

Antiviral Reduces Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis B

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):809. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11466
Health Agencies Update

HHS Moves to Accelerate Zika Vaccine Development

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):808. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10817

NCI Launches Large Study of Breast Cancer Genetics in Black Women

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):808. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11180

Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia Receives USDA Telemedicine Funding

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):808. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11182
The Art of JAMA

An Old Pond, a Frog Leaps in the Sound of Water: Stanton Macdonald-Wright

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):800-801. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14447
Poetry and Medicine

Tumor

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):884. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6947
JAMA Revisited

A Safe and Sane Fourth

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):885. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17099
JAMA Patient Page

Planning to Return Home After Surgery

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):892. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4468
Comment & Response

Quality Improvement Intervention and Mortality of Critically Ill Patients

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):879. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9269

Quality Improvement Intervention and Mortality of Critically Ill Patients—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):879-880. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9276

Relationships Between Income, Health Behaviors, and Life Expectancy

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):880. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9376

Relationships Between Income, Health Behaviors, and Life Expectancy—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):880-881. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9379

Online Intervention for Prevention of Major Depression

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):881. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9583

Online Intervention for Prevention of Major Depression—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):881-882. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9586

Association of Infection in Early Life and Risk of Developing Type 1 Diabetes

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):882. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10285

Association of Infection in Early Life and Risk of Developing Type 1 Diabetes

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):882-883. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10291

Association of Infection in Early Life and Risk of Developing Type 1 Diabetes—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(8):883. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10294
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