January 2001 Observer Contents
Samples: cost-driver or safety net?
Drug samples are useful for treating the uninsured, but do they build demand for the most expensive medications?
As doctors leave hospital practices, some are finding a 'soft landing'
As they part ways, some hospitals are helping physicians make the jump to keep patient referrals coming
Members respond to cover story on recertification from November ACP-ASIM Observer
Books, guides and sites to help you find job candidates and check their backgrounds
CPT 2001 updates evaluation and management codes
The newest CPT brings revisions to E/M services guidelines, critical care codes and plan oversight codes
College's Clinical Skills Program honored by CME educators
New College book offers help for office-based preceptors
Annual Session for Associates: clinical skills and networking
The 2001 Medicare fee schedule: good news for all internists
Medicare's new payment policies should make 2001 a happy new year for all internists, regardless of their subspecialty
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Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2nd Edition
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