Finally, this month, Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP, takes the helm as the College's new EVP/CEO, replacing Steven E. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
Retail clinics have become a growing part of the U.S. health care landscape over the past few years, with a projected number of 3,000 nationwide this year. ... Our conference coverage is from the American Epilepsy Society's annual meeting, held in
Change is hard, and maintaining change can be even harder. It's well known that even the most motivated patient can have a difficult time sticking to a healthy eating plan ... Please also meet ACP's new President, Nitin S. Damle, MD, FACP, and read his
In particular, HIPAA's rules regarding patients' access to their medical records continue to be the subject of some particularly pervasive myths.
Communication with and good handoff from a patient's oncologist is often another key to quality follow-up care, as our story explains. ... Alzheimer's disease can be one of the more frustrating diseases to manage, because, as experts explain in our story
Right up front, it's important to develop a good patient-physician relationship to make it easier to discuss potential surgery and its pros and cons. ... Speaking of public health, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be even more pervasive than reported
Internal Medicine 2012 was held in New Orleans this April, and as always, ACP Internist's staff was there to provide updates via daily newspapers, blog posts and e-newsletters. ... There's also bonus conference coverage from Hospital Medicine 2012
Senator Tom Daschle, multiple events celebrating ACP's 100th anniversary, and, of course, the high-quality scientific sessions and learning opportunities for which ACP is well known. ... In our Perspectives section, ACP's president, Wayne J. Riley, MD,
Earlier this year, the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging issued long-awaited guidelines on Alzheimer's diagnosis, a welcome step forward for science that may present clinical ... Have you needed to interpret the new Alzheimer's
The session's presenter, a surgical subspecialist, recommended, among other things, saving time by using a “scribe” to take a patient's history. ... Mary Noble, FACP. Spokane, Wash. Editor's note: As our disclaimer indicates, articles in ACP