This Viewpoint describes ways that Medicare could modify its approach to payment of new breast cancer screening services for older women.
This cohort study examines the rates and costs associated with complications of invasive diagnostic procedures performed in patients undergoing screening for lung cancer.
This analysis of 75 brand-name drugs uses Medicare data to estimate the costs of proposed Medicare Part B and Part D reforms on total drug spending and patient cost-sharing for prescription drugs.
This Editor’s Note advocates for greater implementation of the shared decision-making visit before lung cancer screening, citing the high percentage of patients who choose not to undergo screening after discussion of benefits vs harms.
This review summarizes an evidence report by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review on the effectiveness and value of 2 new calcitonin gene-related peptide monoclonal antibody treatments for migraine.
This Teachable Moment describes an approach for initiating opioid agonist treatment in the inpatient setting that obviates the need for opioid withdrawal.
This study uses the most recent national data available from Medicare and the Department of Veterans Affairs to quantify the savings Medicare Part D would achieve if it paid the same prices for prescription drugs currently paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
This study analyzes Medicare data from 2015 and 2016 to estimate the percentage of Medicare enrollees who underwent low-dose computed tomographic screening for lung cancer during this period and had participated in a shared decision-making visit to discuss the benefits and risks of the procedure before screening.
This evaluation of media trends compared searches on social media for key words after a celebrity overdose and a celebrity suicide.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates a patient-driven, home-based program to reduce disability for older adults with functional disabilities.
This nested case-control study assesses the association of prescribed opioids with the risk for community-acquired pneumonia among patients with and without HIV in the Veterans Aging Cohort Study.
This population-based cohort study investigates the prescribing patterns for combined dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate after regulatory approval for treatment of pseudobulbar affect in patients with dementia and/or Parkinson disease.
This Teachable Moment describes an approach that can be used to avoid hospital discharges against medical advice and help to reduce the stigma associated with them.
This study uses data from the 500 Cities Project to characterize inequities in cigarette smoking both between and within cities and their association with sociodemographic factors and chronic diseases.
This cross-sectional study examines gender equity in the presidential leadership of medical specialty societies over a 10-year period.
This Patient Page describes the safety, efficacy, and dangers of vitamins and nutritional supplements.
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