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31.07.2020 | COVID-19 | Concise Research Report Zur Zeit gratis

Patients’ Perceptions About Medical Record Privacy and Security: Implications for Withholding of Information During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Some patients may withhold relevant medical information from their provider because of concerns about the security and privacy of their information, or about how their information will be used. 1 With increasing reliance on telemedicine and …

31.07.2020 | COVID-19 | Perspective Zur Zeit gratis

Masks Do More Than Protect Others During COVID-19: Reducing the Inoculum of SARS-CoV-2 to Protect the Wearer

Although the benefit of population-level public facial masking to protect others during the COVID-19 pandemic has received a great deal of attention, we discuss for one of the first times the hypothesis that universal masking reduces the …

30.07.2020 | Viewpoint

America’s Unrecognized Health Workforce: Postal Workers

29.07.2020 | Original Research

Impact of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Limitations on Hospital Readmission: an Observational Study Using Machine Learning

The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program reduces Medicare payments to hospitals with excess readmission, and thus, there is great urgency to identify patients at high risk to be readmitted to the hospital. 1 However, predicting which patients …

29.07.2020 | Concise Research Report

Capturing the Complexities of “Difficult” Patient Encounters Using a Structural Equation Model

Up to 15% of patients are experienced as “difficult” by their providers. 1 – 3 “Difficult” patients are more likely to have personality disorders, 4 depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders. 2 , 3 While most studies focus on patient …

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The Journal of General Internal Medicine is the official journal of the Society of General Internal Medicine. It promotes improved patient care, research, and education in primary care, general internal medicine, and hospital medicine. Its articles focus on topics such as clinical medicine, epidemiology, prevention, health care delivery, curriculum development, and numerous other non-traditional themes, in addition to classic clinical research on problems in internal medicine.

JGIM is ranked #1 in the Google Scholar H5 index of Primary Health Care.

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