The American College of Physicians has a significant international presence, with 19 international chapters.
Republican congressional leaders are beginning the process of enacting legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in stages, using a process that has been called repeal, delay, and replace.
Internists can provide a medical home to patients with heart failure so that medications and supplements are regularly assessed and managed, according to experts.
Physicians should determine patients' aerobic fitness, which may be an even better indicator of their risk for heart disease and premature death than smoking and hypertension, according to a scientific statement.
At Internal Medicine Meeting 2017, expect to hear recent research findings, clinical pearls and pitfalls, and maybe the sound of a gong.
The first update of “Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine” exemplifies how hospital medicine has evolved and the skills that hospitalists need to have.
A 72-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of progressively impaired gait and balance. He reports that he walks more slowly and is not as agile as he used to be, attributing a recently increased number of falls to not paying enough attention before tripping. In the past 6 months, he has had occasional problems recalling details of recent conversations and events, completing tasks around the house in a timely manner, and organizing and balancing his checkbook despite having been an accountant before retiring. Following a physical exam and MRI of the brain, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
This column reviews a label change for medicine that contain pioglitazone and a new indication for empagliflozin.
The Quality Payment Program created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is not as intimidating as it sounds—at least for 2017, which is a transition year that will determine what internists are paid in 2019.