ACP advocacy is based on the premise that public policy positions that are well supported by facts and evidence will be more persuasive and have greater acceptance.
Medical students are using electronic health records to virtually follow up on patients' outcomes. While it's meant as a way of improving care and learning, it can be interpreted as a violation of patient privacy.
A new training program simulates a humanitarian crisis and teaches physicians how to determine basic living needs and the health care infrastructure required to meet them.
Five principles frequently define successful individual and organizational goal-setting and achievement. They can be applied as physicians convert to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, which will have a dramatic impact on future Medicare reimbursements.
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
A “pick your pace” option for quality reporting under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 will give internists a chance to ease into the new payment system by choosing their levels of participation.
A 66-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department following a fall 3 days ago, when he struck the right side of his chest against a table. Since that time he has experienced right-sided pleuritic chest pain and difficulty taking a deep breath. Following a physical exam, oxygen saturation, and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?