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Fixing the house of medicine from the inside

His ideas sounded pretty revolutionary until the keynote lecturer on geriatrics, Albert Siu, MD, made some similar arguments.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists becoming geriatricians, whether they realize it or not

More and more internists are becoming de facto geriatricians, as their patient panels transition into old age, an ACP Internist survey show...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--How the primary care shortage plays out

ACP Internist looks at how states are using grants to fix their primary care shortages. Michigan launched grants for primary care doctors ...
January 2020

Technology is unkind to the elderly

In about 1990 we got our first computer. I say “we” because my husband and I shared a desktop which I used infrequently. I mostly used it fo...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Do the words 'doctor's orders' mean anything anymore?

away. ACP Hospitalist outlines how it works. (Reuters, ACP Internist, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Kaiser Health News, ACP Hospitalist).
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Patients benefit knowing death is imminent

during the last week of life, The questionnaire is based on the 11 principles constituting good death as defined by the British Geriatrics Society, with eight of 25 overall questions covering
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Happy birthday, baby boomers

Today begins a lame duck session of Congress before it breaks for Thanksgiving. It's the final chance to work out a temporary patch to Medi...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Pharmacists may be effective in reducing inappropriate benzodiazepine use

Direct-to-consumer education by pharmacists led to a reduction in the amount of inappropriate benzodiazepine use in patients older than 65, ...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Obesity plateaus in U.S. over past decade

About one-third of adults and 17% of children and teens were obese in 2011-2012, according to a national survey study, a rate that hadn’t ch...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--52,000 more primary care providers needed by 2025

The U.S. will need nearly 52,000 more primary care physicians by 2025, mostly due to population growth and an aging population, although exp...
January 2020

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