This survey study examines the use of patient portals to enhance the ability of family members to participate in communication with health care professionals.
This Viewpoint describes an organization created to share stories and experiences of medical professionals.
This Special Communication reviews the effect of communication by health care professionals on patients living with serious illness, identifies key evidence gaps in understanding the impact of communication on patient outcomes, and creates an agenda for future research.
This study of Medicare data quantifies recent increases in health care professionals working exclusively in skilled nursing facilities.
This cross-sectional survey describes differences in attitudes and beliefs regarding laboratory testing among various physician and nonphysician health care providers.
This study determines attitudes and beliefs of patients and health care professionals on patients’ willingness to provide information on sexual orientation in the emergency department setting.
This study examines whether a reduction in Medicare reimbursement for nerve conduction studies reduced the number of such studies conducted by health care professionals within a 1-year period.
This Viewpoint discusses the ideals and values that other industries can learn from health care organizations.
This point-prevalence study of health care personnel reports on educational interventions to reduce the risk of contamination during removal of personal protective equipment.
This analysis of physician-hospital integration examines the changes in commercial prices and spending among a cohort of nonelderly Medicare enrollees.
This qualitative study uses audio recordings of conversations between patients’ surrogate decision makers and health care professionals in the intensive care unit to characterize the frequency of and professional responses to religious or spiritual statements.
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.
Beaudoin et al describe an outbreak of severe group A Streptococcus infections among persons undergoing tumescent liposuction between July 1 and September 14, 2012, at 2 outpatient cosmetic surgery facilities (one in Maryland and the other in Pennsylvania) not subject to state or federal regulation. See the invited commentary by Morgan and Harris.
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