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27.02.2020 | Concise Research Report

Emergency Department Use Among Student-Run Free Clinic Patients: a Cross-sectional Study

Student-run free clinics (SRFCs) deliver care to patients frequently neglected by the health system. 1 – 3 Though SRFC use is associated with decreased ED utilization, 2 , 3 the drivers of ED use in SRFC patients are poorly described. This study …

26.02.2020 | Original Research

Potentially Preventable Spending Among High-Cost Medicare Patients: Implications for Healthcare Delivery

A small proportion of patients account for the majority of healthcare utilization in the USA. Strategies that focus on improving the efficiency of care for these high-cost patients may have a disproportionate impact on overall healthcare spending.

26.02.2020 | Original Research

Instability in End-of-Life Care Preference Among Heart Failure Patients: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Singapore

Quality end-of-life (EOL) care involves eliciting and respecting patient preference for care. 1 – 3 Advance care planning (ACP) and advance directives (ADs) are vital tools for doing so. 4 – 8 A key concern is that if patients’ stated preference …

24.02.2020 | Viewpoint

Why Mental Health–Related Stigma Matters for Physician Wellbeing, Burnout, and Patient Care

One way to promote physician wellbeing is to advocate that reasonable accommodations for PWMHC be implemented more broadly for all physicians. This idea finds support in a 2018 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) report on the lived …

24.02.2020 | Original Research

National Burnout Trends Among Physicians Working in the Department of Veterans Affairs

A growing body of literature implicates physician burnout as a threat to patient care, with previous studies demonstrating associations between burnout and worse clinical outcomes, lower patient satisfaction, and major medical errors. 1 – 3 While …

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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.

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