However, physicians visited by the ACP's Center for Practice Innovation agreed that the eventual benefits are worth the time and money invested.
Survivors of pediatric diseases are a growing group in the U.S., and will soon make up a larger segment of internists' practices. ... And read about how one medical practice put in the time and effort to become Rhode Island's first National Committee for
This year's over 6,000 attendees—physicians, medical students and allied health professionals—had more than enough to choose from to make their meeting experience a success. ... And that's not all: This issue also includes conference coverage from
Meanwhile, most others who aren't so sure about vitamin D's long-term effects urge caution and moderation. ... It's essential, experts say, to treat the whole person rather than just the disease.
few. Attendance this year exceeded 6,000 physicians from the U.S. and other countries. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
Two frequently missed diagnosesâ”intimate partner violence and SjÃgren's syndromeâ”are the focus of this month's issue. ... Write to us anytime. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
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.
Internists caring for RA patients should be aware of the disease's constellation of effects so they can provide targeted screening and treatment. ... In March 2009, Washington became the second U.S. state after Oregon to permit physician-assisted suicide.
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.
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.