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September 25, 2017
Viewpoint

The Impending Death of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4651

This Viewpoint uses the example of a struggling high-functioning patient-centered medical home (PCMH) in North Carolina to argue on behalf of more government investment in high-functioning PCMH practices.

Original Investigation

Cancer Survivorship Care in Advanced Primary Care PracticesA Qualitative Study of Challenges and Opportunities

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4747

This case study of 12 advanced primary care practices investigates why primary care has not begun to integrate comprehensive cancer survivorship services.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Participation and Health Care Expenditures Among Low-Income Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4841

This cohort study evaluates the association between participation in the SNAP program and reduced health care expenditures.

Less Is More

Clinician-Level Predictors for Ordering Low-Value Imaging

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4888

This study identified characteristics that made clinicians more likely to order low-value imaging tests for patients with low-back pain and headache.

Invited Commentary

Integration of Cancer Survivorship Care and Primary Care Practice

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3132

Health Care Policy and Law

Saving Primary Care

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4991

Health Care Reform

Putting a Small Number of Health Care Plan Choices in PerspectiveMarkets and Marketing Matters

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4993
Special Communication

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

The Business Case for Investing in Physician Well-being

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4340

This Special Communication applies financial principles to determine the cost of physician burnout and the financial return on organizational investments to reduce it.

Research Letter

Health Care Reform

Association Between Number of Insurers and Premium Rates in the Affordable Care Act Marketplace

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4780

This study uses publicly available Marketplace health plan data from 2016 and 2017 to examine whether premium growth in monopoly markets with a declining number of insurers differs from that in markets having a stable number of insurers.

Health Care Reform

Assessing Health Insurance Coverage Characteristics and Impact on Health Care Cost, Worry, and AccessA Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 25, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5047

This study assessed a randomly selected, age-stratified sample of 698 childhood cancer survivors and 210 siblings and insurance coverage characteristics to determine the impact of underinsurance.

September 18, 2017
Viewpoint

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

An Appeal for Evidence-Based Resident Duty Hours Reform

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4469

This Viewpoint calls for the implementation of evidence-based policies when carying out duty hour reform for resident clinicians in training.

The Road to Zero Deaths From Motor Vehicle Crashes

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5320

This Viewpoint highlights the role of the health care community in reducing the number of deaths from motor vehicle crashes.

Original Investigation

Malignant Neoplasms in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated With Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors, Tocilizumab, Abatacept, or Rituximab in Clinical PracticeA Nationwide Cohort Study From Sweden

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4332

This national register–based study of the public health care system in Sweden assesses the risk of incident malignant neoplasms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.

Lung Cancer Mortality Associated With Smoking and Smoking Cessation Among People Living With HIV in the United States

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4349

This validated microsimulation model evaluates the risk of lung cancer death by smoking exposure for persons living with human immunodeficiency virus.

Association of Thyroid Function With Life Expectancy With and Without Cardiovascular DiseaseThe Rotterdam Study

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4836

This study uses the Rotterdam Study cohort to assess the association of thyroid function with total life expectancy and life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease among euthyroid individuals.

Editor's Note

If We Are Smart Enough to Stop HIV From Replicating, Why Can’t We Help People to Stop Smoking?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4365
Special Communication

Health Care Policy and Law

Strategies That Delay Market Entry of Generic Drugs

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4650

This Special Communication examines ways that the federal government can combat attempts by manufacturers of brand-name drugs to forestall generic competition.

Teachable Moment

Less Is More

Nil per Os Orders for ImagingA Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3943

This Teachable Moment highlights how the use of nil per os orders can lead to complications.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Narrow-Complex Tachycardia in a Woman With a 20-Year History of Supraventricular Tachycardia

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4785
Research Letter

Trends and Disparities in the Number of Self-reported Healthy Older Adults in the United States, 2000 to 2014

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4357

This study examines widening disparities in health from representative data in the rate of healthy older adults from 2000 to 2014.

Comment & Response

Omission of Data and Errors in Meta-analysis

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5327
Correction

Omission of Data and Errors in Meta-analysis

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5375
September 11, 2017
Editorial

New (Very High) Prices on Old Drugs

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3775
Original Investigation

Research and Development Spending to Bring a Single Cancer Drug to Market and Revenues After Approval

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3601

This analysis of US Securities and Exchange Commission filings provides a contemporary estimate of research and development spending to develop 10 new cancer drugs.

Invited Commentary

Health Care Policy and Law

A Much-Needed Corrective on Drug Development Costs

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4997
Special Communication

Health Care Policy and Law

Determinants of Market Exclusivity for Prescription Drugs in the United States

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4329

This Special Communication reviews the peer-reviewed medical and health policy literature to identify studies that described the different types of patent protection and regulatory exclusivities that shield brand-name prescription drugs from competition and help to sustain high drug prices.

Research Letter

Possible Insufficiency of Generic Price Competition to Contain Prices for Orally Administered Anticancer Therapies

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2788

This study traces the use of the anticancer drug capecitabine through its loss of patent protection to evaluate the effect of generic pricing on the cost of oral anticancer drugs.

Trends and Characteristics of US Medicare Spending on Repository Corticotropin

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3631

This study uses Medicare Drug Spending Dashboard data to estimate the cost of repository corticotropin to the Medicare program and assess its within-specialty prescribing patterns.

Comment & Response

Notice of Retraction and Replacement: Colla et al. Association between Medicare accountable care organization implementation and spending among clinically vulnerable beneficiaries. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2016;176(8):1167-1175

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4130

Notice of Retraction and Replacement. Colla et al. Association between Medicare accountable care organization implementation and spending among clinically vulnerable beneficiaries. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2016;176(8):1167-1175

September 5, 2017
Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Tachyarrhythmia Onset Captured on Telemetry Deciphers the Diagnosis

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3328
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