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Featured Articles - January 2015


Hepatitis

Hepatitis C drugs offer new options

Hepatitis C drugs offer new options

By Stacey Butterfield

The approval of multiple drugs in 2013 and 2014 that are able to cure hepatitis C without the use of interferon has dramatically changed the screening, treatment, and epidemiologic paradigms of the virus. Soon, internists will be involved in this rapidly changing area of health care.

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Practice Models

New practice model evolves: ‘direct care’

New practice model evolves: ‘direct care’

By Charlotte Huff

Proponents of direct-pay practice models argue that such alternatives are a badly needed intervention for both doctors and patients frustrated by the limited care that can be provided in 15-minute intervals or less. Other physicians are concerned that such models could shut out lower-income patients, creating a 2-tiered health system and further straining an already overstretched primary care workforce.

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