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Baby boomers' health isn't what they expect | ACP Internist

The normal aspects of aging will place extraordinary demands on the health care system as the baby boomers enter their retirement years. Sheer numbers, coupled with high expectations of this population, pose a problem for primary care.

New algorithm helps weed out unneeded drugs in the elderly | ACP Internist

Geriatrician Doron Garfinkel, MD, developed the Good Palliative-Geriatric Practice algorithm for discontinuing elderly patients' unneeded medications. In a study, he showed how it led to discontinuing 58% of the drugs taken by a group of

Learn the warning signs for elder abuse, neglect | ACP Internist

Only two of every 10 cases of elder abuse in the U.S. are detected annually. Learn the warning signs that may be present during an office visit.

High-value care a focus at Hospital Medicine 2017 | ACP Internist

Hospital Medicine 2017 featured advice on providing high-value care, from how to talk about the concept with patients to which tests and screens to give and which drugs to stop.

More than a notion : ACP Internist

“She needs a nursing home,” someone said. It was all matter of fact; the way such things are always mentioned on rounds with those frail eld...

Alzheimer's patients prepare, enlighten future physicians | ACP Internist

A mentoring program pairs Alzheimer's patients with medical students to heighten students' awareness of the skills and strengths of Alzheimer's patients and familiarize them with related care and communication issues.

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions | ACP Internist

The Nominations Committee of ACP places in nomination candidates for the position of president-elect, treasurer and other regent nominees.

Med schools promoting care for underserved | ACP Internist

To encourage primary care careers, medical schools are offering students shortened specialty rotations in favor of fast-track graduation, half-tuition forgiveness and having students follow patients wherever they go in the health system. Different

Losing Money on Medicare : ACP Internist

Medicare, the government insurance company for everyone over age 65 (and for the disabled), pays fees to primary care physicians that guaran...

From the College | ACP Internist

CME offerings and maintenance of certification.

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