In the light of US Central Intelligence Agency guidelines that limited routine care of detainees to promote torture, our Zackary Berger, Leonard Rubenstein and Matthew DeCamp call for sanctions against health professionals who cooperate

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As doctors and health professionals take to public spaces like Twitter and Facebook to curate and create we face new challenges. One of the challenges is how to disclose our relationship to the organizations and products. How do we disclose conflict of interest in so many different kinds of venues?

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Matthew DeCamp, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and a practicing internist, said some people feel empowered by seeking out lab tests that aren’t medically necessary, but they’re rarely reassured by whatever they find

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Researchers, including our Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD, are formalizing the evaluation of how Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations report savings distribution and whether the evaluation has any effect on the success of that ACO

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Our Matt DeCamp, MD, PhD discusses what he and colleagues have learned via research into what plans ACOs have for sharing savings. Do their plans distribute savings fairly?

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The authors, including our Matthew DeCamp and Jeremy Sugarman, describe a 3-step framework for how accountable care organizations (ACOs) can ensure that patients’ needs, values, and preferences are incorporated into ACO governance decisions

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There should be a consent process for sharing patient information online, said Matthew DeCamp, MD, from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Johns Hopkins Division of General Internal Medicine in Baltimore. However, “the exact type of process — written, verbal, or otherwise — should depend on the use in question.”

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Shortages of life-saving medicines and drugs are becoming increasingly common. Our Dr. Yoram Unguru speaks with WYPR’s Sheilah Kast about his working group’s blueprint for preventing drug shortages.

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