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Drug shortages cause scrambles in primary care

It's not always easy to attract medical professionals to practice in rural areas, so incentive programs, such as loan forgiveness, are relatively commonplace. ... Patients whose cases are accepted undergo a rigorous examination by a panel of physicians
May 2012

No such thing as ‘one fits all’ for physicians and mobile devices

Smartphones and tablets can put medical information at a doctor's fingertips, making it easier to calculate drug dosages, look up symptoms or side effects, and explain complicated diseases to patients. ... Paula S. Katz surveys the current technological
April 2012

The politics of health care

Although none of these measures have yet been put into practice—both the Texas and Florida laws have been stayed by federal injunction, and California's governor vetoed the mammogram ... Paula S. Katz examines how primary care physicians can help
January 2012

Internal Medicine 2012 coverage highlights core topics

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
June 2012

Are scribes a potential boon or bane for primary care?

A patient's statement of “I can't sleep” can be a frustrating presentation for an internist to untangle. ... members. Here is some practical advice from ACP's Center for Practice Improvement and Innovation on how to adapt the rule seamlessly into
February 2012

Teaching the patient-centered medical home

Communication is valuable in all areas of patient care, but it's especially crucial for cancer survivors transitioning from specialists back to primary care physicians. ... Doherty, ACP's senior vice president for governmental affairs and public policy,
November 2011

Are your patients health literate?

It's easy enough for patients to act as if they understand the nuances of their diagnoses and the resulting treatment instructions, but that apparent comprehension may be superficial or, in ... In late May, as part of the College's annual Leadership Day,
July 2011

Internists as team physicians keep their heads in the game

This month we take an inside look at internists practicing in a field of medicine that's just a little bit different from the norm. ... This month ACP Internist takes an inside look at internists practicing in a field of medicine that's just a little bit
October 2011

Six months post-disaster, challenges remain for Japanese medicine

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
September 2011

Dealing with food allergies, chronic pain

First, Janet Colwell's story on treatment for chronic pain, a common and frustrating issue for internists, offers advice on how to start therapy, measure progress, and modify treatment when necessary. ... the cause of a patient's problem because he was
May 2011

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