May Observer Contents
Market forces push pay-for-performance
College takes leading role to make sure physicians help craft national standards.
When data go AWOL: filling the clinical gaps
Clinical information often goes AWOL
A first-of-its-kind study found that patient information often goes missing.
Is there a crisis looming in clinical research?
New pressures are thinning the numbers of clinical researchers at academic centers.
Internal medicine posts a steady draw in 2005 Match
But experts claim this year's figures still reflect an ongoing decline in the desirability of primary care careers.
Physicians beware: Tax scammers are now targeting you
Typical come-ons include offshore trusts and transactions, dubious charities and suspect insurance schemes.
Asthma is the paradigm illness for self-management, owing to its unpredictable nature.
Medicare ushers in new smoking cessation coverage
Tobacco use remains the No. 1 cause of preventable death in this country.
Technology firm issues top-20 EMR report.
Finding the art within the science of internal medicine
The practice of medicine is both a science and a humanistic art.
Group visits: Are they right for your practice?
"Ethics Manual" now available.
College launches end-of-life care site.
Online dues payment offered.
Time to pay your chapter dues.
Call for fall 2005 Governors resolutions.
Growth in physician spending packs a political impact
A new CMS report shows that expenditures on physician services jumped 15% in one year.
College comments on proposed Medicare e-prescribing rule.
ACP helps launch new commission to end health care disparities.
The MKSAP Challenge
Two years after undergoing mitral valve replacement, a 48-year-old man has a cerebrovascular accident.
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