This analysis of survey data assesses changes in access to care, utilization, and self-reported health among low-income adults in 3 states—Kentucky, Arkansas, and Texas—taking alternative approaches to the Affordable Care Act.
This cohort study estimates the effect of Medicare accountable care organization contracts on spending and high-cost institutional use for all Medicare beneficiaries and for clinically vulnerable beneficiaries.
This prospective study uses data from the Nurses’ Health Study to evaluate associations between attendance at religious services and mortality in women.
This qualitative study examines the beliefs and practices of primary care practitioners in discussing long-term prognosis with older adults.
This multisite randomized clinical trial assesses the effectiveness of a collaborative care patient-centered disease management intervention to improve the health status of patients with heart failure.
Findings of this cross-sectional analysis suggest that a substantial proportion of older adults with diabetes were potentially overtreated.
Auriemma and coauthors systematically evaluate the evidence on the stability of end-of-life preferences over time and with changes in health status.
Gierk et al evaluate the reliability, validity, and severity categories as well as the reference scores of the 8-item Somatic Symptom Scale, a self-report measure of somatic symptom burden used in field trials for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition). See also the Invited Commentary by Barsky.