The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Health Policy and Reform

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Name: The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Health Policy and Reform
Date registered: July 23, 2012
URL: http://www.nejm.org

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  1. Addressing the Opioid Epidemic — Opportunities in the Postmarketing Setting — April 20, 2017
  2. Good Riddance to Big Insurance Mergers — April 19, 2017
  3. Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002–2012 — April 13, 2017
  4. Ensuring Access to Injectable Generic Drugs — The Case of Intravesical BCG for Bladder Cancer — April 13, 2017
  5. Changes in France’s Deferral of Blood Donation by Men Who Have Sex with Men — April 13, 2017

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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic — Opportunities in the Postmarketing Setting

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently developed a multipart action plan in response to the opioid epidemic. As part of that initiative, it invited recommendations from the National Academy of Medicine about a regulatory framework that might a…

Good Riddance to Big Insurance Mergers

Eighteen months after four of the five largest U.S. health insurers announced multibillion-dollar merger deals, federal judges, siding with the Department of Justice (DOJ), have issued preliminary injunctions halting the two transactions. These decisio…

Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002–2012

Diagnoses of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in youths present a substantial clinical and public health burden owing to the challenges of disease management and the risks of acute and chronic complications. The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study (hereafter,…

Ensuring Access to Injectable Generic Drugs — The Case of Intravesical BCG for Bladder Cancer

In November 2016, one of the two manufacturers of bacille Calmette–Guérin (BCG) informed health care providers that it planned to exit the market in mid-2017. Intravesical immunotherapy with BCG is the standard of treatment for preventing recurrence and disease progression in high-risk patients…

Delays in Emergency Care and Mortality during Major U.S. Marathons

Preparation for large public events frequently involves road closures, an increase in emergency medical services, and interventions to ensure participant safety. In some instances, such as marathons, these changes may have unintended health consequence…

Who Decides When a Patient Can’t? Statutes on Alternate Decision Makers

Many patients cannot make their own medical decisions, having lost what is called decisional capacity. The estimated prevalence of decisional incapacity approaches 40% among adult medical inpatients and residential hospice patients and exceeds 90% amon…

Increase in the Incidence of Diabetes and Its Implications

Diabetes mellitus is among the most prevalent and morbid chronic diseases, affecting the health of millions of persons worldwide. According to the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report for 2015, the prevalence of diabetes rose from approximately 333 mi…

Changes in France’s Deferral of Blood Donation by Men Who Have Sex with Men

To the Editor: Since the advent of AIDS, men who have sex with men (MSM) have often been permanently deferred from blood donation in France and elsewhere. Such a ban, which is more stringent than deferrals for other risk exposures, can be considered to…

Lessons from Standing Rock — Of Water, Racism, and Solidarity

“I heard you were in Standing Rock.” So began a visit with Mr. Y. and we leaned in toward one another. In the past, I’d felt off balance with Mr. Y. who often seemed to push me away. “Why can’t you just fix this?” he asked, referring to his diabetes. Mr. Y. is a traditional Navajo, or Diné. In the…

And How Long Will You Be Staying, Doctor?

“Have I told you that I’m converting my garage into a workout room?” my friend asks. We are roaming the compound, our eyes fixed on the enormous, changing sky, oblivious to the tumbleweeds and empty plastic bottles skittering across our path. “I’m hiring one of the maintenance guys to put down…

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