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Letters to the Editor

Opinions on pharmacy benefit managers, imaging, ethics and primary care.
1 Jul 2008

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 the reasons why they don't.
1 Feb 2009

Experts offer advice on oral drugs, insulin for diabetes

Any type 2 diabetic is eventually going to need oral medications, and some on oral medications may eventually progress to needing insulin. The regimens are complex and vary from patient to patient. Learn how to individually tailor such decisions.
1 Jun 2011

Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring may be most cost-effective for hypertension diagnosis

Ambulatory measurement is the most cost-effective method of diagnosing high blood pressure, a new analysis concluded.
30 Aug 2011

Many malaria prophylaxis options, but none perfect

Malaria research is turning from short-term prophylaxis for travelers to elimination and eradication. Drug costs and new ethics rules for research are key drivers of the new direction.
1 Mar 2012

What is the state of American health care in this election year?

ACP's annual report on the state of health care cites proposed budget cuts as the biggest threat to recent advances made by health care reform. And more advances could be affected by the outcome of the presidential elections.
1 Mar 2012

ACP Internist is now online and coming to your mailbox

The March issue of ACP Internist addresses the latest in internal medicine.
6 Mar 2012

Spotlight cast on industry gifts, payouts to physicians

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act goes into effect Aug. 1. We detail what physicians need to know.
1 Jul 2013

Helping Medicare patients save money on their medications

The cost of medications can be a significant barrier for many patients who are on a fixed income or who might be taking multiple, sometimes expensive drugs. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans might provide a solution for your patients, and there are tools to help with the enrollment process.
1 Nov 2015

ACP recommends policies to curb prescription drug costs

Transparency in pricing, cost, and comparative value and elimination of restrictions on using quality-adjusted life-years in comparative effectiveness research are 2 of the recommendations.
29 Mar 2016

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