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Study shows that same-day home recovery for benign foregut surgery is safe and feasible for most patients.

23 Sep, 2022 | 13:07h | UTC

Same-Day Home Recovery for Benign Foregut Surgery – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cluster RCT | Effects of real-time prescription benefit recommendations on patient out-of-pocket costs.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:47h | UTC

Effects of Real-time Prescription Benefit Recommendations on Patient Out-of-Pocket Costs: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Real-time Prescription Benefit Tools—The Promise and Peril – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | The hidden pandemic: the cost of postoperative complications.

6 Sep, 2022 | 14:13h | UTC

The Hidden Pandemic: the Cost of Postoperative Complications – Current Anesthesiology Reports

 


Incorporating productivity loss in health economic evaluations: a review of guidelines and practices worldwide.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:41h | UTC

Incorporating productivity loss in health economic evaluations: a review of guidelines and practices worldwide for research agenda in China – BMJ Global Health

 


Systematic Review | Interventions to reduce computed tomography usage in the emergency department.

24 Aug, 2022 | 13:54h | UTC

A Systematic Review of Interventions to Reduce Computed Tomography Usage in the Emergency Department – Annals of Emergency Medicine

 


RCT | Antiseptic skin agents to prevent surgical site infection after incisional surgery.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:54h | UTC

Antiseptic Skin Agents to Prevent Surgical Site Infection After Incisional Surgery: A Randomized, Three-armed Combined Non-inferiority and Superiority Clinical Trial (NEWSkin Prep Study) – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related:

Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomised controlled trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Reducing surgical site infections in low-income and middle-income countries (FALCON): a pragmatic, multicentre, stratified, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 


Cochrane Collection | Achieving sustainable healthcare through deprescribing of unnecessary medications: making sense of the evidence.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:50h | UTC

Achieving sustainable healthcare through deprescribing of unnecessary medications: making sense of the evidence – Cochrane Library

 


Viewpoint | Deimplementation of low-value care in surgery.

4 Aug, 2022 | 14:43h | UTC

Deimplementation of Low-Value Care in Surgery – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


M-A | Costs of multimorbidity.

20 Jul, 2022 | 12:06h | UTC

Costs of multimorbidity: a systematic review and meta-analyses – BMC Medicine

Related:

Variation in the estimated prevalence of multimorbidity: systematic review and meta-analysis of 193 international studies – BMJ Open

Italian guidelines on management of persons with multimorbidity and polypharmacy – Aging Clinical and Experimental Research

Management of High-Need, High-Cost Patients: A “Best Fit” Framework Synthesis, Realist Review, and Systematic Review – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Designing a High-Performing Health Care System for Patients with Complex Needs: Ten Recommendations for Policymakers – The Commonwealth fund

Effective Care for High-Need Patients: Opportunities for Improving Outcomes, Value, and Health – National Academy of Medicine

Systematic review of high-cost patients’ characteristics and healthcare utilization – BMJ Open

Effectiveness of interventions for managing multiple high-burden chronic diseases in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Multimorbidity: a priority for global health research – The Academy of Medical Sciences

The global burden of multiple chronic conditions: A narrative review – Preventive Medicine Reports

Redesigning Care for High-Cost, High-Risk Patients – Harvard Business Review

Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management – NICE Guideline

Multimorbidity in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease – American College of Cardiology, Latest in Cardiology

Richard Smith: The challenge of high need, high cost patients – The BMJ Blogs

Better Care for People with Complex Needs – Institute for Healthcare Improvement

 


Comparison of strategies to conserve iodinated intravascular contrast media for computed tomography during a shortage.

10 Jun, 2022 | 11:21h | UTC

Comparison of Strategies to Conserve Iodinated Intravascular Contrast Media for Computed Tomography During a Shortage – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News Release: Amid Global Shortage, Study Shows How to Cut Contrast Dye Use 83% – University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Covid-19: US hospitals continued to perform unnecessary surgeries during pandemic.

9 Jun, 2022 | 11:22h | UTC

Covid-19: US hospitals continued to perform unnecessary surgeries during pandemic – The BMJ

Original Report: Lown Institute. Hospital overuse during covid. 17 May 2022

 


Editorial: Appraising pay‐for‐performance in healthcare in low‐ and middle‐income countries through systematic reviews: reflections from two teams.

2 Jun, 2022 | 11:09h | UTC

Editorial: Appraising pay‐for‐performance in healthcare in low‐ and middle‐income countries through systematic reviews: reflections from two teams – Cochrane Library

Original Study: Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low‐ and middle‐income countries – Cochrane Library AND

Summary: Paying for performance to improve the delivery of healthcare services in low- and middle-income countries – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Characterizing and quantifying low-value diagnostic imaging internationally: a scoping review.

26 May, 2022 | 10:48h | UTC

Characterizing and quantifying low-value diagnostic imaging internationally: a scoping review – BMC Medical Imaging

 


Cohort Study: Sustainability of a clinical decision support intervention for outpatient care for emergency department patients with acute pulmonary embolism.

17 May, 2022 | 10:44h | UTC

Sustainability of a Clinical Decision Support Intervention for Outpatient Care for Emergency Department Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism – JAMA Network Open

Related: Outpatient versus inpatient treatment for acute pulmonary embolism – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion: Medicare’s bundled payment models—progress and pitfalls.

25 Apr, 2022 | 00:21h | UTC

Medicare’s Bundled Payment Models—Progress and Pitfalls – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Opinion | Aligning incentives for improving diagnostic excellence.

12 Apr, 2022 | 09:54h | UTC

Aligning Incentives for Improving Diagnostic Excellence – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Predicting avoidable health care utilization: practical considerations for artificial intelligence/machine learning models in population health.

11 Apr, 2022 | 01:27h | UTC

Predicting Avoidable Health Care Utilization: Practical Considerations for Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Models in Population Health – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Review: The use of virtual care in patients with hematologic malignancies.

1 Apr, 2022 | 08:18h | UTC

The Use of Virtual Care in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies: A Scoping Review – Current Oncology

 


Study Commentary: Older women with breast cancer chose less aggressive treatment when they used a decision aid.

1 Apr, 2022 | 08:16h | UTC

Older women with breast cancer chose less aggressive treatment when they used a decision aid – National Institute for Health Research

Original Study: Bridging the age gap in breast cancer: cluster randomized trial of two decision support interventions for older women with operable breast cancer on quality of life, survival, decision quality, and treatment choices – British Journal of Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Studies show same-day discharge post–transcatheter aortic valve replacement is feasible.

25 Mar, 2022 | 09:58h | UTC

Study 1: Same-Day Discharge Post–Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Multicenter PROTECT TAVR Study – JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Study 2: Feasibility and Safety of Same-Day Discharge Following Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Editorial: Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Just Turn TAVR Into an Outpatient Procedure?

Commentary: ‘Right Time, Right Moment’: Same-Day Discharge After TAVI Safe, Feasible – TCTMD

 


Choosing Wisely in clinical practice: Embracing critical thinking, striving for safer care.

23 Mar, 2022 | 10:24h | UTC

Choosing Wisely in clinical practice: Embracing critical thinking, striving for safer care – Journal of Internal Medicine

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 


Systematic Review: Economic evaluation guidelines in low- and middle-income countries.

23 Mar, 2022 | 10:22h | UTC

Economic evaluation guidelines in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review – International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care

 


Systematic Review: De-implementing low-value care in cancer care delivery.

15 Mar, 2022 | 08:22h | UTC

De-implementing low-value care in cancer care delivery: a systematic review – Implementation Science

 


Feasibility of discharge within 72 hours of major colorectal surgery: lessons learned after 5 years of institutional experience with the ERAS protocol.

10 Mar, 2022 | 10:21h | UTC

Feasibility of discharge within 72 hours of major colorectal surgery: lessons learned after 5 years of institutional experience with the ERAS protocol – BJS Open

Related:

ERAS Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Elective Colorectal Surgery

Review: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery in Emergency Colorectal Surgery

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Enhanced Recovery After Colon and Rectal Surgery From the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Implementing machine learning in medicine.

4 Mar, 2022 | 08:42h | UTC

Implementing machine learning in medicine – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Related:

A Clinician’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence (AI): Why and How Primary Care Should Lead the Health Care AI Revolution – The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine

Primer for artificial intelligence in primary care.

A Clinician’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence: How to Critically Appraise Machine Learning Studies

Review | AI and the cardiologist: when mind, heart and machine unite.

Review: Artificial intelligence in health and medicine.

Artificial intelligence projects in healthcare: 10 practical tips for success in a clinical environment.

WHO issues first global report on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health and six guiding principles for its design and use.

Opinion | AI-facilitated health care requires education of clinicians

Welcoming new guidelines for AI clinical research

 


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