This observational study examines the use of sevelamer vs calcium acetate for treatment of hyperphosphatemia in patients 65 years or older with end-stage renal disease who are undergoing hemodialysis.
This cluster randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of a communication quality-improvement intervention on a goal-concordant care and peacefulness at the end of life among oncology clinicians and patients with advanced cancer.
This secondary analysis of time-motion data from participants in a cluster-randomized trial assesses how first-year internal medicine residents allocate time spent working on general medicine inpatient services.
This cross-sectional study examines changes in performance and penalties after stratification of hospitals by the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program into groups based on the proportion of each hospital’s Medicare patient population that is enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid.
This study of a nationally representative cross-sectional annual household-based probability sample of noninstitutionalized residents estimates disparities in smoking prevalence associated with the number of socioeconomic and health-related disadvantages faced by US adults from 2008 to 2017.
This cohort study looks at the incidence of inpatient and skilled nursing facility admissions, as well as health care costs, for recipients of home-delivered medically tailored meals.
This cross-sectional study compares 4 equations used to estimate glomerular filtration rate against measurement of inulin 2247 older French adults with varying degrees of kidney health.
This population-based study examines fatal opioid overdose rates in states with policies allowing pharmacy distribution of naloxone.
This population-based cohort study examines medical records of 80 875 men who were treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals for prostate cancer to compare the time to diagnosis and mortality in men previously treated with 5α-reductase inhibitors for benign prostatic hyperplasia with those of men who received different or no treatment.
This article discusses the ways that the meaning of prognosis has evolved over time and its implications for practice in modern medicine.
This observational analysis characterizes the first year of use of the Medicare code for advance care planning and describes beneficiaries most likely to receive advance care planning.
This study of Medicare claims analyzes utilization patterns for new Current Procedural Terminology codes for advance care planning visits.
This study examines Medicare Part D prescription drug plans to assess how often branded products were given more favorable formulary placement than generic products.
This study uses data from the 2015 National Health and Aging Trends Survey to investigate whether family and unpaid caregiver characteristics are associated with the receipt of caregiver training.
This study assesses the feasibility of using machine learning to automatically populate a review of systems of all symptoms discussed in an encounter between a patient and a clinician.
This analysis of digital health studies in ClinicalTrials.gov examines the clinical evidence underlying digital health interventions.
This study assesses the association of health status with receipt of Supplemental Security Income by comparing the health patterns among individuals before vs after entry into the program.
This case report describes pseudo–ventricular tachycardia, pseudo–atrial fibrillation, and pseudo–atrial flutter in a patient with Parkinson disease.