This cross-sectional study compares patterns of end-of-life care and family-rated quality of care for patients in the Veterans Affairs health system dying with different serious illnesses.
This population-based study using the Medicare Advantage database examines the differences in care between Hispanic enrollees in Puerto Rico and Hispanic and white enrollees in the United States.
The China PEACE-Retrospective CathPCI Study evaluates the change in the use of coronary artery catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention in Chinese urban hospitals.
This national cohort study examines the prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and control of hypertension and assesses the effect of hypertension on cardiovascular disease mortality among adults in China.
This cohort study of Medicare hospice beneficiaries examines individual characteristics, hospice program, and geographic variation in patient visits by professional staff during the last 2 days of life.
This Research Letter reports heterogeneity in institutional review of percutaneous coronary intervention appropriateness and calls for the identification of effective strategies to improve institutional review.
This cluster randomized trial studied the effectiveness of the Depression Medication Choice decision aid to help patients with moderate to severe depression and clinicians choose antidepressants together and found it improved the decision-making process and quality of care.
This population epidemiology study uses medical claims data to assess associations between participation in a US medical home intervention and changes in quality and utilization of care.
This systematic review assessed the quality of interdisciplinary team care interventions in general medical patients, and evidence suggests that these interventions have little effect on traditional measures of health care quality.
This observational study among a nationwide sample of patients reports that primary care provider turnover was associated with worse patient experiences of care but did not have a major effect on ambulatory care quality.
This study uses health plan claims to assess antibiotic prescribing rates for acute respiratory infection, comparing between a direct-to-consumer telemedicine company vs physician offices.
This Viewpoint recommends actions for states to improve the content, availability, and salience of publicly available health care price information.