September 2020

Rebuilding the Ties of Public Health: A Q&A With Georges C. Benjamin, MD

September 10, 2020


To mark the 25th anniversary of the journal, each issue in 2020 will include a special feature: an interview with a thought leader in the world of health care and medicine. The September issue features a conversation with Georges C. Benjamin, MD, executive director of the American Public Health Association.

Patient Value Co-creation Behavior Scale Based on the DART Model

September 09, 2020


This study aimed to develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of a scale measuring patient value co-creation behavior based on the DART (Dialogue, Access, Risk assessment, Transparency) model.

Rideshare Transportation to Health Care: Evidence From a Medicaid Implementation

September 02, 2020


Our study on ridesharing by a managed care transportation broker found no change in ride quality compared with traditional nonemergency medical transportation, but differences were observed for access-to-care measures.

How Do Primary Community Hospitals Enact Early Response to COVID-19? The Experience From Chengdu, China

August 31, 2020


Our hospital is a primary hospital in Chengdu, China. Since February 5, our hospital has been listed as the primary designated medical unit for treating new patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Jinniu District. In this letter, we share our COVID-19 experience with readers.

Hands Down, COVID-19 Will Change Medical Practice

August 27, 2020


Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has challenged us to incorporate technology into engaging, interacting with, and caring for patients, using televisits and video conferencing in ways that have previously been resisted or derided.