Matlock Jeffries, MD, Advocacy Award. Ali Mohammad, MBBch, FACP, Laureate Award.
However, such actions harm our patients; alienate seniors, whose clout as an advocacy group is considerable; and break the societal contract that has given physicians their prestigious position in and trust ... Ethics and Professionalism recently
Miller, executive director of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, a Pittsburgh-based advocacy organization.
Q: Does ACP intervene in any of the proposed edits? A: Yes, ACP advocacy functions routinely include reviews of the proposals relevant to internal medicine.
C. Calvert Dodson, III, MD, FACP, Chapter Advocacy Award. William J.
As the practice of medicine and the practice environment have evolved dramatically, the College is also changing to help our members and provide effective advocacy and leadership. ... The results thus far are excellent, with improved fiscal health,
journal in internal medicine, coverage through medical liability and personal insurance, and effective advocacy programs. ... advocacy organization in American medicine.
For example, patient advocacy groups would have one say "people with diabetes" instead of "diabetics" so as not to make the disease more of a focus than the person.
Advocacy in those areas that impact our health care delivery system is clearly where ACP belongs. ... But advocacy for a physician organization must be broader and venture into areas of public policy that impact public health.
Groups represented at the meeting included a wide spectrum of perspectives from health care, including clinicians, insurers, industry, disease advocacy groups, academicians, and government groups from across the U.S.