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Caring for ex-prisoners presents management challenges ...

When caring for patients who have been released from prison, internists must consider the economic and social obstacles that can impact the plan of ...

Caring for veterans outside the VA system | ACP Internist

About three-fourths of nearly 22 million veterans get some or all of their outpatient medical treatment outside the VA health system, creating a need ...

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 ...

New algorithm helps weed out unneeded drugs in the elderly ...

Geriatrician Doron Garfinkel, MD, developed the Good Palliative-Geriatric Practice algorithm for discontinuing elderly patients' unneeded medications ...

Patients find medical home in Pennsylvania | ACP Internist

A group of physicians in southeastern Pennsylvania are among the lucky and proactive few practicing in some of the first payer-supported patient-centered ...

'Gently does it,' caring for adults with autism | ACP Internist

With autism rates at 1 in 150, you can be absolutely sure you have patients with autism in your practice. Practical tips ease transitions from pediatric care ...

Mistrust, costs, side effects keep patients from taking pills ...

Medication non-adherence is a big problem—much bigger than most physicians realize. The first step in getting patients to adhere is understanding ...

Consider race-based risks, but treat patients individually | ACP ...

Data on the prevalence of certain diseases and health risks among different populations should surely play a role in crafting public health screenings ...

Make path to health one of least resistance | ACP Internist

Behavioral economics explains why patients sacrifice their long-term health for short term rewards, and suggests ways that internists can easily convince ...