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

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  1. Real-Time Patient–Provider Video Telemedicine Integrated with Clinical Care — October 11, 2018
  2. Physician as Double Agent — Conflicting Duties Arising from Employer-Sponsored Wellness Programs — October 4, 2018
  3. Dialysis-Facility Joint-Venture Ownership — Hidden Conflicts of Interest — October 4, 2018
  4. New Tools in the Ebola Arsenal — October 3, 2018
  5. The FDA Amendments Act of 2007 — Assessing Its Effects a Decade Later — September 20, 2018

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Quality of Care in the United Kingdom after Removal of Financial Incentives

Pay-for-performance schemes are increasingly used by health care payers to support improvement in the quality of care and have become widespread in many health systems, including those in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Israel, …

The Violence of Uncertainty — Undermining Immigrant and Refugee Health

Hawa rushed her husband Ahmed to the emergency department when she found him unconscious. For months, Ahmed had refused to go to the hospital because he knew Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers were nearby. Ahmed is a U.S. citizen, but h…

“Precision” Public Health — Between Novelty and Hype

In May 2018, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) began enrollment for a vast medical research cohort. Named “All of Us,” it’s meant to include 1 million U.S. volunteers, who will be studied over 10 years at a cost of $1.45 billion. The project prom…

Medicare Spending after 3 Years of the Medicare Shared Savings Program

Since the first accountable care organizations (ACOs) entered the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) in 2012, it has expanded annually to include 561 ACOs covering approximately one third of the fee-for-service Medicare population. ACOs in the volu…

Ending Use of Oral Poliovirus Vaccine — A Difficult Move in the Polio Endgame

When the world embarked on a mission of global polio eradication with the adoption of a World Health Assembly resolution in 1988, there was only minimal consideration of what would happen after the eradication of wild poliovirus (WPV) had been certifie…

Personalized Hospital Ratings — Transparency for the Internet Age

Each release of new overall hospital ratings is captivating to journalists, hospital leaders, and health care consumers in the United States. These overall ratings, whether published by U.S. News, Consumer Reports, or Hospital Compare, aggregate a wide…

The Supreme Court’s Crisis Pregnancy Center Case — Implications for Health Law

States frequently compel health professionals and commercial entities to disclose information relevant to patient or consumer decision making. For many years, such laws were presumed to be constitutional, despite the First Amendment’s protection of fre…

“Transparency” as Mask? The EPA’s Proposed Rule on Scientific Data

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed excluding from consideration in setting environmental standards any studies whose raw, individual-level data are not publicly available. This proposal was preceded by the wholesale exclusion f…

Free Drug Samples and the Opioid Crisis

To the Editor: Malpractice on the part of some pharmaceutical companies has been established as a key driver of the opioid crisis. Powerful painkillers are offered under attractive conditions to poorly educated patients who are not aware of the risk of…

Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes — Urgent Concerns

Adolescents’ use of electronic cigarettes initially took the public health community by surprise. In 2011, less than 2% of U.S. high school students reported having used e-cigarettes in the previous month. But by 2015, the percentage had jumped to 16%….

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