From the September 1998 issue:
- College fights new Medicare fees
- The patient protection debate heats up
How Congress, states and even health plans are getting involved
- How to keep electronic records private
New laws and high-tech solutions might work, but what's the downside?
- How we can help Russian physicians help themselves
A new College effort will teach doctors how to treat chronic diseases that plague their country
- For some students, medical school just isn't enough
A growing number are getting degrees like PhDs, MBAs and MPHs to learn—and earn—more
- Residents look to combined programs for the best of two worlds
- Learning to work with nurses as partners in care
Nurses can help improve patient care and navigate hospital wards—if residents let them
- Is the time right for speech recognition software
Despite recent breakthroughs, experts warn the technology still requires a lot of physician time
- 10 tips to make marketing work for your practice
- Obituaries: Beverly C. Payne, MACP and Oscar Edwards, FACP
- Chapter meetings
- CME Bulletin Board
- President's Column
Attacking physician-assisted suicide at the expense of patient care
- In second year, education campaign targets overweight baby boomers
- News briefs
- Washington Perspective
Access to care: the missing right in the patient protection debate
- ACP-ASIM fears bill will harm end-of-life care
- Policy Briefs
- Candidates elected to ACP-ASIM Fellowship in July 1998
- December 1 deadline for Fellowship proposals
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