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April 21, 2017
Editorial

Worldwide Preparedness for Kidney Health Care

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JAMA. Published online April 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2825
Original Investigation

Assessment of Global Kidney Health Care Status

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JAMA. Published online April 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4046

This study surveyed international nephrology society leaders, policy makers, and patient representatives to assess regional resources and ability to care for patients with kidney disease.

April 20, 2017
Viewpoint

Beyond Medication ReconciliationThe Correct Medication List

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JAMA. Published online April 20, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4628

This Viewpoint argues that conventional definitions of medication reconciliation overlook the need to identify the correct list of medicines for patients, and discusses the challenges involved in defining who should be involved in defining and maintaining that list..

April 19, 2017
Research Letter

Trends in Use of the US Medicare Annual Wellness Visit, 2011-2014

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JAMA. Published online April 19, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4342

This study uses Medicare claims data to describe the use of annual wellness visits among Medicare beneficiaries in the United States from 2011 through 2014.

April 17, 2017
Research Letter

Distribution of Physicians With H-1B Visas By State and Sponsoring Employer

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JAMA. Published online April 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4877

This study describes the number of H-1B visa physician applications and active care H-1B visa applications physicians by state and employer in 2016.

April 13, 2017
Viewpoint

Changing Mindsets to Enhance Treatment Effectiveness

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JAMA. Published online April 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4545

This Viewpoint defines mindsets—frames of mind that orient beliefs or expectations—discusses how they can influence patients’ perceptions about treatment and self-efficacy, and proposes ways physicians might shape patients’ mindsets during clinical encounters to enhance treatment effectiveness.

April 12, 2017
Medical News & Perspectives

The Lung Microbiome: Key to Respiratory Ills?

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JAMA. Published online April 12, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3023

This Medical News article features an interview with 2 experts in field discussing the role of the microbiome in respiratory diseases.

April 11, 2017
Viewpoint

The US Preventive Services Task Force 2017 Draft Recommendation Statement on Screening for Prostate CancerAn Invitation to Review and Comment

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JAMA. Published online April 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4413

This Viewpoint from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) introduces their 2017 draft recommendation statement on screening for prostate cancer, explains how it differs from their 2012 recommendation, and invites public comment.

April 10, 2017
Viewpoint

Toward Responsible Human Genome Editing

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JAMA. Published online April 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4548

This Viewpoint discusses recommendations the US National Academies of Sciences and Medicine made in 2017 for the application and oversight of human genome editing in basic research, clinical disease, and germline cells.

April 6, 2017
Viewpoint

FDA Approval of Desmopressin for Nocturia

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JAMA. Published online April 6, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4316

This Viewpoint uses the example of the US FDA’s 2017 approval of desmopressin for treatment of nocturia to discuss the risks of approving a drug for symptoms rather than disease and the ways that the drug approval process is influenced by manufacturers and by overreliance on statistical vs clinical significance.

April 5, 2017
Medical News & Perspectives

Medical Marijuana Is Legal in Most States, but Physicians Have Little Evidence to Guide Them

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JAMA. Published online April 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0813

This Medical News article discusses the challenges physicians face in recommending medical marijuana.

April 3, 2017
Viewpoint

Replacing the Affordable Care ActLessons From Behavioral Economics

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JAMA. Published online April 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4084

This Viewpoint draws on 4 general behavioral economics principles to apply to health care insurance reform.

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