This cohort study assessed the association of the use of mechanical ventilation in nursing home residents with advanced dementia and the increasing number of intensive care unit beds among claimants in the Medicare Minimum Data Set.
This cohort study compares risks of thromboembolic stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, major extracranial bleeding, and mortality in Medicare beneficiaries with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation who initiated dabigatran or rivaroxaban therapy for stroke prevention.
This study examines patient and clinician perceptions of high-value care and its association with unnecessary interventions.
This Viewpoint examines employers’ use of wellness program analytics to predict pregnancy.
This study examines the sharing, storage, and disposal of opioid medications by adults as well as the sources of information on those practices.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy of telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia vs menopause education control.
Nelson et al create an index that measures the extent of patient-centered medical home implementation, describe variation in implementation, and examine the association between the implementation index and key outcomes. See also the invited commentary by Baron.
This qualitative study examines the beliefs and practices of primary care practitioners in discussing long-term prognosis with older adults.
Huffman et al determine the impact of a low-intensity collaborative care intervention for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and panic disorder among patients hospitalized for an acute cardiac illness. Davidson et al provide an Invited Commentary.
This observational study of general medicine patients readmitted within 30 days of discharge to 12 US academic medical centers investigates preventability of readmissions and uses these estimates to prioritize areas for improvement.
This meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials assesses the effect of mobile telephone text messaging on medication adherence in patients with chronic disease.