In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
September 21, 2009 | Commentary
Nurses Provide Quality, Safety Expertise on Boards
August 15, 2009 | Commentary
Three separate letters to the editor of The Lancet criticized a meta-analysis study examining the benefits of intensive glucose control on cardiovascular outcomes and stroke published in the journal. A fourth letter was supportive of the study. The authors respond to the criticisms and explain their choices of studies to be included.
April 1, 2008 | Commentary
This article presents a case report of a smoker who has been successful at quitting only through long-term use of nicotine replacement medication.
September 1, 2008 | Commentary
An intensified focus on drug safety often leads to demands for more data collection prior to drug approval. Increased post-marketing surveillance can also play an important role, but the optimal approach must be chosen for each case as it arises.
October 2, 2008 | Commentary, Story
Harold Amos alumni have fulfilled the program's original vision, says the RWJF president and CEO: the idea that role models are essential to serve as beacons of possibility.
February 1, 2007 | Commentary
Will the Latest Payment Trend Improve Care?
March 1, 2007 | Commentary
Some advocates of health care reform argue for a single-payer system, while others prefer reliance on the market and insurance subsidies. This article suggests that a hybrid approach has the potential to achieve both universal coverage and improved efficiency.
May 1, 2007 | Commentary
Exploring the Moral Obligation of Health Professionals to Respect Patients
June 27, 2007 | Commentary
In this article, the authors examine possible causes for growth, the widening disparities in health among different populations and the potential implications for public health expenditures for children and youth with chronic health conditions.
July 15, 2006 | Commentary
This paper discusses the complex epidemiological challenges that an aging population, such as exists in the United States presents.