This cohort study compares patient outcomes, health care utilization, and costs for patients receiving primary care in integrated team-based care (TBC) vs traditional practice management (TPM) practices (usual care).
This retrospective analysis reports that there were no significant differences between physicians with time-limited vs time-unlimited board certification on 10 primary care performance measures.
This Special Communication surveys national liability reform.
This retrospective study reports that more competition among US physicians is related to lower prices paid by private preferred provider organizations for office visits.
In a randomized trial evaluating the effects of a communication skills intervention for internal medicine and nurse practitioner trainees, Curtis and coauthors measured patient- and family-reported outcomes including quality of communication. In an Editorial, Verghese and Chi discuss the findings in the context of improving communication with patients.