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January-February Observer Contents

Business of Medicine

Big employers bring health care in-house
Convenient clinics encourage workers to get all of their preventative care at work.
Jan.-Feb. '07

Countdown is on to get National Provider Identifier.
Jan.-Feb. '07




A new look at the elderly and how to care for them
Medical groups band together in an effort to convince internists to improve their knowledge of geriatric issues.
Jan.-Feb. '07

Ranks of disabled elderly drop sharply.
Jan.-Feb. '07

Clinical Controversies

Author speaks out about controversial lung cancer study
New data suggest that routinely screening high-risk patients pays off in early diagnoses, but critics are skeptical.
Jan.-Feb. '07



Physicians and e-mail slow to make connection
While some embrace the online visit, others view it as more uncompensated work.
Jan.-Feb. '07


Disease Management

Coordination is key in caring for complex diabetes.
Jan.-Feb. '07



Conference Coverage: Infectious Diseases

Experts spar over treatment for 'chronic' Lyme disease.
Jan.-Feb. '07



Universal HIV screening opens up new set of problems for primary care doctors
Access to specialists and counseling after diagnosis are high on list of concerns.
Jan.-Feb. '07

Practice Management

Five simple ways to smooth scheduling.
Jan.-Feb. '07


Your Practice

2007 rings in changes to anticoagulation management
The new year also brings new language to clarify reimbursement for consultations, screenings and vaccines.
Jan.-Feb. '07

Physician Profile

Surviving cancer opened window into patient's world
Internist learned to scale back practice, empathize with patients and live life one day at a time—in remission.
Jan.-Feb. '07


College Watch

President's Column
Quality measures shouldn't conflict with quality care.
Jan.-Feb. '07


Washington Perspective

2007 Medicare payments: A step in the right direction.
Jan.-Feb. '07

College Briefs

ACP announces new Masters and service awardees.
Jan.-Feb. '07

Chapters honor award winners.
Jan.-Feb. '07

Special focus

Acute sinusitis
Current recommendations about care.
Jan.-Feb. '07





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