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Original Investigation | May 4, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Outcomes for ACOs vs Traditional Medicare Fee for Service

This study compares health care spending, utilization, and patient experiences among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries cared for by physicians participating in CMS’ Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model and those cared for through the traditional Medicare program.
Editorial: Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations
Editorial: Evidence-Based Payment Reform

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Original Investigation | April 28, 2015 ONLINE FIRST

IVC Filter vs Anticoagulation for Secondary Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism

This randomized trial compares the effects of a retrievable inferior vena cava filter plus anticoagulation with anticoagulation alone for prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism in patients hospitalized with venous thromboembolism.

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Original Investigation | April 28, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

ED-Initiated Treatment for Opioid Dependence

A randomized trial involving opioid-dependent patients found that buprenorphine treatment with coordinated follow-up for ongoing treatment was more effective than referral with or without brief intervention.
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Special Communication | April 28, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

PRISMA Extension for Individual Patient Data

This extension of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses (PRISMA) reporting guideline provides additional guidance for reporting meta-analyses based on individual patient data.


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Viewpoint | April 30, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

The Precision Medicine Initiative

This Viewpoint discusses the distinction between personalized and precision medicine and the roles the US initiative can play in addressing unmet needs and remaining challenges.

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Viewpoint | April 28, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

IOM Report on Core Metrics for Health and Health Care

This Viewpoint discusses an Institute of Medicine report that identifies 15 measures as core metrics for better health at lower cost.

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Viewpoint | April 28, 2015 ONLINE FIRST

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

This Viewpoint reviews the role induced pluripotent stem cells could play in disease modeling, drug discovery, and personalized medicine.

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Medical News & Perspectives | April 27, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Being "Nimble and Flexible" Is New Surgeon General's Goal

Newly inducted US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy tells JAMA about his path to the role of “America’s doctor” and his vision for the health of the nation.
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Medical News & Perspectives | April 22, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Florida Legislation Casts a Chill Over Gun Inquiries

This Medical News feature summarizes the legal and practical questions that surround a 2011 Florida law discouraging physicians from routinely asking about gun ownership.
Firearm-Related Hospitalizations: 20 US Children, Teens Daily
States Take a Public Health Approach to Curb Gun Violence
Scientific Publications on Firearms in Youth
Silencing the Science on Gun Research

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Interview with Gail D'Onofrio, MD, MS, author of Emergency Department-Initiated Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment for Opioid Dependence: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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Emergency Department–Initiated Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment for Opioid Dependence:  A Randomized Clinical Trial

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Video Summary: Medical Applications of 3D Printing Technologies (3:53)

Mark H. Michalski, MD, explains 3D printing and describes the application of this technology in clinical medicine, education, and patient communication.

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This interactive includes Doppler echocardiography findings from a patient with a heart murmur. How do you interpret these test results?

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Reading by Joseph Wu, MD, and Kitchener Wilson, MD, author of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

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An Adolescent With Right Shin Pain

A 15-year-old obese girl presented to clinic with increasing right shin pain of 4 weeks' duration. The pain began after the patient began to play competitive basketball and was localized to her mid shin.

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JAMA offers a 4-week elective in medical editing to third- and fourth-year US medical students. The elective is full-time and must be taken for academic credit. For information and an application, please e-mail jamams@jamanetwork.org.

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Filling the Gaps in Preventive Care Services for Older Adults

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