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Solving mysterious chronic cough cases

Many factors need to be taken into account when diagnosing coughs that last for eight or more weeks, including how symptoms and possible causes can overlap.

Conquering the computer in clinic

Despite obstacles encountered when incorporating the electronic health record into bedside manner, a simple mnemonic can help physicians learn how to maintain proper patient communication.

Why observation care ‘just doesn't make sense’

An expert suggested eliminating ward-based observation by creating payments that blend inpatient and outpatient rates to alleviate burdens on patients and clinicians.

Drug options available for opioid-induced constipation

Four FDA-approved drugs for opioid-induced constipation form the backbone of treatment, with more options in the research pipeline.

‘High-Value Technology’ wins ACP Innovation Challenge grand prize

Two medical student members won prizes for suggesting innovations to the practice of primary care.

QI Champion awards announced

Award recipients have implemented successful quality improvement initiatives or have worked as key partners to bring forth changes that have resulted in better outcomes.

Briefings to focus on life, career skills

Sessions on insurance for early-career physicians and the outlook for international medical graduates are offered.

Annals of Internal Medicine to host story slam at Internal Medicine Meeting 2018

Several physicians will share personal stories based on Annals' “On Being a Doctor” series.