This Viewpoint notes that nutrition and health behavior change should become a core competency for all physicians and other health professionals working with patients at risk for nutrition-related chronic disease.
This study uses insurance claims and HCAHPS data to investigate correlations between measures of pain and patient satisfaction after hospital discharge and postoperative opioid prescriptions.
This JAMA Performance Improvement article uses the case of an on-duty nurse attacked by a patient to discuss how to treat potentially violent patients while ensuring the safety of health care personnel.
This Viewpoint discusses the fragmented nature of the current US federal health system and proposes approaches for achieving a more integrated and efficient system.
In this Viewpoint, Medicare administrators describe the intended role and proper use of its Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey as a measure of patients' hospital-based experience.
This Viewpoint discusses issues related to the use of “provider” to describe primary care health professionals with varying levels of training and certification and the effects of these issues on quality of care.
This commentary discusses a mixed-methods analysis published in JAMA Pediatrics that investigated why attending physicians and advanced practice clinicians work while sick.
This prospective study uses US Census Bureau surveys matched to the National Death Index to compare the location of death for physicians with that of other health professionals, non–health care professionals with similar education levels, and the general population aged 30 to 98 years who died between 1979 and 2011.
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.
This Editorial discusses 3 approaches to reshaping US health care.
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