1. Colon cancer screening in U.S. adults aged 65 and older according to life expectancy and age.

    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 63(4):750 (2015) PMID 25900488

    To examine receipt of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening according to age and life expectancy (LE) in adults aged 65 and older. Population-based survey. United States. Community dwelling adults aged 65 and older who participated in the 2008 or 2010 National Health Interview Survey (N = 7,747). Re...
  2. Medicare at 50 — Moving Forward

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(7):671 (2015) PMID 25629661

    In this Health Policy Report marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare, the authors review several potential strategies for addressing the challenges to the effectiveness and sustainability of the program. As Medicare enters its 50th year, this popular federal program faces pr...
  3. Medicare at 50 — Moving Forward

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(7):671 (2015) PMID 25629661

    In this Health Policy Report marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare, the authors review several potential strategies for addressing the challenges to the effectiveness and sustainability of the program. As Medicare enters its 50th year, this popular federal program faces pr...
  4. Medicare at 50 — Origins and Evolution

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(5):479 (2015) PMID 25587859

    In part one of a two-part report marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare, the authors review the history of the program's passage into law and how it has been modified over the past five decades. Part two will cover proposals to address Medicare's ongoing challenges. Many Am...
  5. Medicare at 50 — Origins and Evolution

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(5):479 (2015) PMID 25587859

    In part one of a two-part report marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare, the authors review the history of the program's passage into law and how it has been modified over the past five decades. Part two will cover proposals to address Medicare's ongoing challenges. Many Am...
  6. Medicare at 50 — Origins and Evolution

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(5):479 (2015) PMID 25587859

    In part one of a two-part report marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare, the authors review the history of the program's passage into law and how it has been modified over the past five decades. Part two will cover proposals to address Medicare's ongoing challenges. Many Am...
  7. Medicare at 50 — Origins and Evolution

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(5):479 (2015)

    In part one of a two-part report marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare, the authors review the history of the program's passage into law and how it has been modified over the past five decades. Part two will cover proposals to address Medicare's ongoing challenges. Many Am...
  8. Medicare at 50 — Origins and Evolution

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(5):479 (2015) PMID 25587859

    In part one of a two-part report marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare, the authors review the history of the program's passage into law and how it has been modified over the past five decades. Part two will cover proposals to address Medicare's ongoing challenges. Many Am...
  9. Medicare at 50 — Origins and Evolution

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(5):479 (2015) PMID 25587859

    In part one of a two-part report marking the 50th anniversary of Medicare, the authors review the history of the program's passage into law and how it has been modified over the past five decades. Part two will cover proposals to address Medicare's ongoing challenges. Many Am...
  10. Institute of Medicine Report on GME — A Call for Reform

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(4):376 (2015) PMID 25607431

    A 2014 Institute of Medicine report called for innovative approaches to financing graduate medical education to improve the match between the physician workforce and national health care needs. The author discusses objections articulated by the AAMC and other stakeholders. Fo...
  11. Practical, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(3):279 (2015) PMID 25587952

    The authors review the FDA policies and procedures that permit some patients with serious conditions to receive investigational drugs before formal product approval and examine the legal and ethical issues associated with expanded access. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA...
  12. Practical, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(3):279 (2015) PMID 25587952

    The authors review the FDA policies and procedures that permit some patients with serious conditions to receive investigational drugs before formal product approval and examine the legal and ethical issues associated with expanded access. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA...
  13. The Concept of Risk in Comparative-Effectiveness Research

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(22):2129 (2014)

    The OHRP issued draft guidelines requiring disclosure of all risks of standard treatments in comparative-effectiveness research. The authors argue that such risks are not risks of participation in research and that the proposal will confuse and mislead patients. On October 24...
  14. The Concept of Risk in Comparative-Effectiveness Research

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(22):2129 (2014) PMID 25390458

    The OHRP issued draft guidelines requiring disclosure of all risks of standard treatments in comparative-effectiveness research. The authors argue that such risks are not risks of participation in research and that the proposal will confuse and mislead patients. On October 24...
  15. Money, Sex, and Religion — The Supreme Court's ACA Sequel

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(9):862 (2014)

    In Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court ruled that the ACA burdens the exercise of religion by imposing fines if a company does not provide insurance coverage for all FDA-approved contraception. The authors argue that this undermines the ACA's goal of universal access to health care. ...
  16. Health Care Coverage under the Affordable Care Act — A Progress Report

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(3):275 (2014) PMID 24988300

    The Affordable Care Act encourages health insurance coverage through federal and state exchanges, Medicaid expansion, and other regulations that expand coverage. The authors estimate that so far 20 million Americans have gained coverage through one of these mechanisms. With p...
  17. Health Care Coverage under the Affordable Care Act — A Progress Report

    New England Journal of Medicine 371(3):275 (2014) PMID 24988300

    The Affordable Care Act encourages health insurance coverage through federal and state exchanges, Medicaid expansion, and other regulations that expand coverage. The authors estimate that so far 20 million Americans have gained coverage through one of these mechanisms. With p...
  18. Successes and Failures of Pay for Performance in the United Kingdom

    New England Journal of Medicine 370(20):1944 (2014) PMID 24827040

    In 2004, the United Kingdom introduced a large pay-for-performance program, which tied 25% of family practitioners' income to quality incentive payments. The authors review the changes made to the program and its successes and failures since it was introduced a decade ago. In...
  19. Successes and Failures of Pay for Performance in the United Kingdom

    New England Journal of Medicine 370(20):1944 (2014) PMID 24827040

    In 2004, the United Kingdom introduced a large pay-for-performance program, which tied 25% of family practitioners' income to quality incentive payments. The authors review the changes made to the program and its successes and failures since it was introduced a decade ago. In...
  20. Development and evaluation of a decision aid on mammography screening for women 75 years and older.

    JAMA Internal Medicine 174(3):417 (2014) PMID 24378846 PMCID PMC4017368

    Guidelines recommend that women 75 years and older should be informed of the benefits and risks of mammography before being screened. However, few are adequately informed. To develop and evaluate a mammography screening decision aid (DA) for women 75 years and older. We designed the DA using int...