Jerome Groopman, FACP, author of the bestselling "How Doctors Think," and his wife, endocrinologist Pamela Hartzband, ACP Member, discuss the art of medical diagnosis and decision making through a series of case studies suggested by readers.
A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts. Case study: How should a physician react when an elderly patient refuses life-saving treatment contrary to the wishes of her family?
In a quest to unveil common problems for small practices and offer solutions, the College's Center for Practice Innovation visited 34 practices across the U.S. over a two-year period. Part one of the six-part series looks at the unique staffing issues faced by small offices.
Obesity seemed to be the topic on everyone’s lips at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology in October.
Body mass index and waist circumference are at the core of diagnosing obesity, yet these measurements are often bypassed in the typical office visit.
Annual meeting unveils research, techniques that could help stem the tide of resistance and disease, particularly with the increase of 'C-diff'
New research evaluates RA patients' cardiovascular risks Rheumatologists also mull advances, complications of drug therapy
Much of the research presented at the 71st annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology focused on cardiovascular and other non-rheumatological consequences of the disease.
Brian J. McMahon, MACP, took pride in adhering to the highest ethical standards during a sponsored practice-based research study on a hepatitis vaccine.
My staff just got their new CPT books. Is there anything in particular that I should notice?
The latest drug alerts and approvals.
Where do the presidential hopefuls stand on health care?
To those who know their way around a keyboard, the buzz these days is all about “wikis”—communal Web sites that anyone can help create or edit.
In its policy paper, ACP made eight major recommendations based on comprehensive analyses of eight pluralistic systems and four single-payer systems.
Washington, D.C. is once again playing its own version of the film “Groundhog Day."
The Board of Regents voted at its October 27-28 meeting.