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    • Compulsory Premarital Screening for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Technical and Public Health Considerations 

      Cleary, Paul D.; Barry, Michael John; Mayer, Kenneth Hugh; Brandt, Allan M.; Gostin, Larry; Fineberg, Harvey V. (American Medical Association, 1987)
      The effectiveness of a mandatory premarital screening program was examined as a means of curtailing the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the United States. The epidemiology of the HIV, the ...
    • High Quality Care and Ethical Pay-for-performance: A Society of General Internal Medicine Policy Analysis 

      Wharam, James Franklin; Paasche-Orlow, Michael K.; Farber, Neil J.; Sinsky, Christine; Rucker, Lisa; Rask, Kimberly J.; Figaro, M. Kathleen; Braddock, Clarence; Barry, Michael John; Sulmasy, Daniel P. (Springer-Verlag, 2009)
      BACKGROUND: Pay-for-performance is proliferating, yet its impact on key stakeholders remains uncertain. OBJECTIVE: The Society of General Internal Medicine systematically evaluated ethical issues raised by performance-based ...
    • Use of Video to Facilitate End-of-Life Discussions With Patients With Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial 

      El-Jawahri, Areej Raed; Podgurski, Lisa M.; Eichler, April Fitzsimmons; Plotkin, Scott Randall; Temel, Jennifer Sue; Mitchell, Susan Lisa; Chang, Yu Chiao; Barry, Michael John; Volandes, Angelo (American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2010)
      Purpose To determine whether the use of a goals-of-care video to supplement a verbal description can improve end-of-life decision making for patients with cancer. Methods Fifty participants with malignant glioma ...
    • Video Decision Support Tool for Advance Care Planning in Dementia: Randomised Controlled Trial 

      Abbo, Elmer D; Volandes, Angelo; Paasche-Orlow, Michael K; Barry, Michael John; Gillick, Muriel Ruth; Minaker, Kenneth L.; Chang, Yuchiao; Cook, Earl F.; El-Jawahri, Areej Raed; Mitchell, Susan Lisa (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2009)
      Objective: To evaluate the effect of a video decision support tool on the preferences for future medical care in older people if they develop advanced dementia, and the stability of those preferences after six weeks. Design: ...