- – NEJM
Medicare Overpayment for Outpatient Medication — A Supreme Court Ruling in Context
In this NEJM Perspective, Stanford’s Kevin Schulman and Wasan Kumar reveal that taxpayers will bear the burden of paying hospitals $3.8 billion in a ruling regarding lost Medicare revenue for outpatient prescription drugs.
- – Science Direct
The ambiguity of “we”: Perceptions of teaming in dynamic environments and their implications
This study led by Sara J. Singer revealed a deep need to understand variation in mental models of teaming to promote effective and sustainable teaming behaviors.
- – JAMA
Restoring Physician Authority in an Era of Hospital Dominance
In this NEJM Perspective, CERC’s Kevin Schulman and Barak Richman write that “harnessing physician influence through unions might advance interests that extend beyond pay and benefits.”
- – JAMA
Effect of a Biopsychosocial Intervention or Postural Therapy on Disability and Health Care Spending Among Patients With Acute and Subacute Spine Pain: The SPINE CARE Randomized Clinical Trial
Results from a large randomized clinical trial led by Stanford’s Arnold Milstein and Harvard’s Niteesh Choudhry revealed that two unconventional treatment options for spine pain were for many patients as good or better as usual care.
- – Healthcare
Care teams misunderstand what most upsets patients about their care
This study led by Sara Singer reveals that clinical care-team members underestimate the impact of their own behaviors to contribute to “memorably upsetting care” and overestimate the impact of systems issues.
- – AMA Journal of Ethics
Informed Consent as a Means of Acknowledging and Avoiding Financial Toxicity as Iatrogenic Harm
Kevin Schulman and Barak Richman: The negative health consequences by the financial burden of care on patients and their loved ones should be included in informed consent discussions during patient-clinician interactions.