By Lindsay E. Jubelt, MD, MSHP, and Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc Payment reform is expanding the focus of health systems beyond care for individual patients to improving the health outcomes of populations. Improving population health is a daunting new… Read More ›
Month: December 2014
JAMA Forum: Will a New Website Empower Patients to Ask Their Physicians About Financial Relationships With Industry?
By Paul D. Thacker, Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, and Eric G. Campbell, PhD, MA The federal government recently unveiled a website called Open Payments that provides details about payments made by pharmaceutical and medical device companies to physicians…. Read More ›
Soon after the first US case of Ebola was diagnosed in Dallas, I decided that Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene should have a press conference. With leading infectious disease experts from the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins,… Read More ›
As a nurse, I know to rely on primary care providers who understand my health risks and will talk with me about what tests and treatments I should avoid, as well as those I need. But what do people do… Read More ›