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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Age is just a number, right? : ACP Internist

In case you missed them, a couple of lay press articles hammered home the idea of our lifespans being finite. First there was Zeke Emanuel’s...

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.

QD: News Every Day--Baby boomers face care shortage for mental health, substance abuse issues : ACP Internist

Without a comprehensive overhaul, millions of baby boomers will likely face difficulties getting diagnoses and treatment for mental health c...

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

From the College | ACP Internist

CME offerings and maintenance of certification.

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