This cohort analysis uses Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-Up Study data to examine the association between weight gain in early to middle adulthood and heart disease, cancer, and death later in life.
This Viewpoint proposes that integration of patient goals, optimization of chronic disease management, and central record-keeping are essential if personalized care planning is to improve primary care and patient outcomes rather than simply burden primary care practices.
This study uses Medicaid administrative data to quantify health plan exit from Medicaid managed care between 2006 and 2014 and to evaluate the change in health care quality associated with plan exit.
This Viewpoint explores why biosimilars for chronic diseases, the largest category of biological therapies, are unlikely to yield cost savings.
In this Special Communication, the president of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and colleagues describe the findings of NAM’s 2016 Vital Directions for Health and Health Care initiative, which convened experts and opinion leaders to identify infrastructure and policy priorities essential to improving health and health care in the United States.
This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine's 2016 Vital Directions initiative proposes that the most effective way to prevent chronic disease in US adults is to promote policies that limit tobacco access, encourage physical activity, and uphold school nutrition standards among children.
This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine's 2016 Vital Directions initiative recommends ways to improve the health and health care of older persons, including development of new care delivery models for people with chronic conditions and strengthening of the elder care workforce.
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 Viewpoint discusses the possibility that declines in life expectancy from obesity-related chronic disease could reverse decades-long improvements in mortality trends, and proposes clinical and policy responses.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of bundled payment programs organized around procedures or diseases as a means of addressing the challenges of implementing integrated models of health care delivery.
This study uses US Medical Expenditure Panel Survey data between 2002 and 2010 to estimate the risk of 8 chronic conditions in adults with cerebral palsy.
This study analyzed expenditures for outpatient pharmacy products used by publicly insured children with serious chronic illness during 3 years.
This Viewpoint aims at helping health care professionals understand the components involved with providing non–face-to-face chronic care management (CCM) to Medicare patients.
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