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Improving rural health takes effort, energy | ACP Internist

The need for improvements in the prevention of obesity and diabetes rates in poor and underserved communities has driven new outreach programs that range from smoking cessation in high school to dietary support in grocery stores.

Targeting rural health scholars keeps doctors in Kansas | ACP Internist

Small-town practice has appeal to physicians who were born and raised in such communities. The Scholars in Rural Health program seeks to expose medical students to underserved areas, nurture a desire to practice primary care and offer incentives

QD: News Every Day--More students want medical degrees; more schools want to enroll them : ACP Internist

More students are seeking medical degrees and more schools are ramping up to accommodate them, some with an eye toward rural health and othe...

QD: News Every Day--Less than 1 in 4 medical graduates stay in primary care : ACP Internist

Less than 25% of medical school graduates go into primary care, and far fewer go into areas with health provider shortages despite federal s...

A medical merger of sorts : ACP Internist

More than a century of American medical history was turned on its ear by the announcement that the groups that accredit medical residencies...

QD: News Every Day--public option unsettles Senators : ACP Internist

ACP Internist's daily digest of news and events wraps up how the public option has shifted the balance of opinion in the Senate, how the pu...

QD: News Every Day--Doctors worn down, quitting from Medicare uncertainty : ACP Internist

The Senate continues to look for consensus to avoid a catastrophic 21.3% cut in Medicare reimbursement that takes effect Friday. But the le...

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CMS finalized telehealth proposals to define rural Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) as those located in rural cen- sus tracts as determined by the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) and ... By adopting the more precise definition of

September 2015 | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

Rural medicine in Idaho, Africa and elsewhere : ACP Internist

Rural medicine, I guess, can be defined as health care that happens in places that aren’t big cities or referral centers. The vast majority ...

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