Laurel Ranger

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Communication-Based Intervention Increases Goals-of-Care Discussions Between Physicians, Patients With Serious Illness

Communication-Based Intervention Increases Goals-of-Care Discussions Between Physicians, Patients With Serious Illness

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Good clinician communication on the goals of care for patients with serious illness is associated with improved patient outcomes and reduced intensity of end-of-life care.

Hospital-Owned Practices Associated With Positive Workplace Perceptions Among Staff

Hospital-Owned Practices Associated With Positive Workplace Perceptions Among Staff

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Findings suggest that staff may be critical to building overall practice adaptive reserve and for providing the energy for continuing quality improvement.

Choosing the Right Electronic Adherence Monitoring Device: Clinical Goals Can Dictate Choice

Choosing the Right Electronic Adherence Monitoring Device: Clinical Goals Can Dictate Choice

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Many electronic adherence monitoring devices accurately assess medication adherence behavior, but identifying the most suitable device requires careful consideration.

PAH in Systemic Sclerosis Increases Risk for Early Mortality

PAH in Systemic Sclerosis Increases Risk for Early Mortality

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The majority of deaths in patients with systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension occurred within 4 years of diagnosis.

Health Care in Low-Income Settings Leads to Ethical, Financial Dilemmas

Health Care in Low-Income Settings Leads to Ethical, Financial Dilemmas

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Difficult trade-offs are often necessary in low-income areas where health care is paid for out of pocket.

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