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Current Issue - September 2015


Featured Articles

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Rural Health

Improving rural health takes effort, energy

Improving rural health takes effort, energy

By Paula S. Katz

The need for improvements in the prevention of obesity and diabetes rates in poor and underserved communities has driven new outreach programs that range from smoking cessation in high school to dietary support in grocery stores.

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Women's Health

ACP revises advice on women's health

ACP revises advice on women's health

By Mollie Durkin

New guidelines that change the recommendations for practices such as pelvic exams are leading to changes in the mindsets of physicians and patients.

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Perspectives

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President's Message

‘Doctor, can I get an MRI?’ … Not so fast

By Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP

ACP seeks to educate and encourage shared decision making with patients, rather than have physicians order screening tests out of habit.

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Washington Perspective

ACP advocacy is on a roll

By Robert B. Doherty

ACP has scored major victories in Medicare's proposal to pay for advance care planning, a grace period for converting to ICD-10 coding, and access to affordable coverage.

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Practice Management

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Practice Tips

Keeping practice data electronically secure is important

By Margo Williams

Data breaches are costly, but there are simple ways to bolster electronic security.

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FDA Update

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

By Mollie Durkin

This update covers a strengthened warning on NSAIDs and a new drug to treat schizophrenia.

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College Watch

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ACP's Centennial

1985-1994: Pharma and health care reform cause conflict

By Stacey Butterfield

Controversies about health care policy and pharma advertisements divided College leadership.

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Delving into DynaMed Plus

By Jennifer Kearney-Strouse

An evidence-based clinical information resource lets ACP members get fast, reliable information.

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