Today, though, the average age at diagnosis is in the 50s, and the incidence in the U.S. ... ACP's annual meeting, Internal Medicine 2010, takes place later this month in Toronto, Canada.
Also, Paula S. Katz provides highlights from Digestive Disease Week, held last May and June in Chicago. ... This issue is my first as editor of ACP Internist, and I'm excited to help continue the good work we've done so far.
A round-up of this issue's articles on hospital integration, coordinating stroke care and the dangers of herbal supplements. ... It's important to know what to look for when a hospital wants to make a deal.
It's not always clear, however, what an adequate system might look like. ... What's not quite clear yet, though, is the place they have in medicine.
theft.”. [Editor's note: The rule was originally to take effect May 1; the FTC announced it would delay enforcement on April 30. ... Debra Lansey is Associate for Regulatory and Insurer Affairs in ACP's Washington, D.C.
Most physicians know that it's easy to recommend exercise to patients but much harder to do so in way that's taken seriously. ... Our story discusses one physician's preferred model for “prescribing” exercise, which covers specific factors like
Many readers have already discovered ACP Internist's blog, which is updated daily with the latest studies from scientific journals, highlights of medical conferences and other news of note. ... E-mail us. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
care physician coordinating care and maintaining open lines of communication with specialists and others involved in their patient's health. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
The Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI), which was supported by the U.S. ... Editor's Note: The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS-1L1-15-002 from the U.S.
s response, including a distinction between functional impairment and potentially impairing illness and best practices for physician health programs. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.