This cross-sectional study compares low-value care in the Medicaid and commercially insured populations in Oregon, tests whether provision of low-value care is associated with insurance type, and assesses whether local practice patterns are associated with the provision of low-value care.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of an in-hospital mobility program on posthospitalization function and community mobility in hospitalized patients 65 years and older.
This randomized clinical trial compares centrally assisted collaborative telecare with usual integrated care for military-related posttraumatic stress disorder and depression.
Rosenthal and coauthors evaluate the effects of the pilot program of a multipayer patient-centered medical home on health care utilization and quality. See the Invited Commentary by Grumbach.
This Viewpoint discusses the need for international cooperation in deciding how professional societies, academic medical centers, medical groups, and health care systems can best integrate physician-assisted death into their practices.
This qualitative study describes the experience of bereaved caregivers and patients at the end of life who have a left ventricular assist device.
This retrospective study revealed increased use of percutaneous ventricular assist devices (PVADs) and decreased use of intra-aortic balloon pumps, leading to questions regarding the high mortality, cost, and unclear benefit associated with PVADs.
This population-based study looks at the distinction between services provided as well as clinical outcomes of HIV-infected patients in facilities with funding from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program vs those without such funding.