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Every editor of every peer-reviewed, scientific journal has the same nightmare. This past May, it came true for the editors of Science when the credibility of a study unraveled—and the editors of that journal had to formally retract the paper. Ever since, editors have been working to develop scientific standards for their publications. The Milbank Quarterly is no exception. In this issue, the Editor-in-Chief announces the Quarterly’s new transparency policy. More
John E. McDonough,
Georges C. Benjamin,
Catherine D. DeAngelis,
Lawrence O. Gostin,
Joshua M. Sharfstein,
Gail R. Wilensky,
Paula M. Lantz, W. Douglas Evans, Holly Mead, Carmen Alvarez, Lisa Stewart,
A survey was developed to study consumers’ knowledge of and attitudes toward evidence-based guidelines for and against clinical preventive services, including those developed by the US Preventive Services Task Force. More
Joshua R. Vest, Bita A. Kash,
Given the complex environment of public- and private-sector initiatives, researchers investigated why some health systems participate in community health information exchanges while others establish their own enterprise health information exchanges. More
Charles Phelps, Guruprasad Madhavan, Rino Rappuoli, Scott Levin, Edward Shortliffe, Rita Colwell,
Context: Strategic planning in population health and public health practice often uses single indicators of success or, when using multiple… More
David Merritt Johns, Ronald Bayer, Amy L. Fairchild,
Context: In 1985, amid uncertainty about the accuracy of the new test for HIV, public health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and… More
Amy Drahota, Rosemary D. Meza, Brigitte Brikho, Meghan Naaf, Jasper A. Estabillo, Emily D. Gomez, Sarah F. Vejnoska, Sarah Dufek, Aubyn C. Stahmer, Gregory A. Aarons,
Context: Communities, funding agencies, and institutions are increasingly involving community stakeholders as partners in research. Community… More
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