Up to 30 CME credits will be available from ACP CME 30, an online package of scientific and practice-related lectures.
14 Apr 2020
The highest category of scores for the Edmonton Frail Scale (EFS) in elderly patients with acute coronary syndrome was associated with increased comorbidity, longer lengths of stay, and fewer procedures and was independently associated with mortality, a study found.
19 Nov 2013
Internists who work with and in nursing homes can participate in and perhaps lead national efforts underway to improve the quality of care for patients with dementia.
1 May 2015
Terms become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting and Town Hall scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. CDT in Chicago.
1 Mar 2022
Shared office visits offer 90-minute blocks of time to groups facing common and chronic conditions. A few distinct models have gained broad acceptance by doctors and their patients.
1 Jul 2009
Sertraline (Zoloft) or mirtazapine (Remeron) was not better than placebo for depression in Alzheimer's disease, and both drugs were associated with higher rates of nausea and drowsiness, a British study found.
26 Jul 2011
Michael C. Sha, FACP, and Thomas G. Tape, FACP, are seeking election as Chair-elect of the Board of Governors. The College's Governors have been casting ballots online, with the winner to be announced October 2010. The winner will begin his term at the conclusion of Internal Medicine 2011 and take office as Chair in April 2012.
21 Sep 2010
Amy E. Foxx-Orenstein, FACP.
1 May 2008
Preventive treatments for cardiovascular disease may be underutilized in older patients. Although age and gender inequalities are known to exist for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, whether this pertains to interventions focused toward preventing heart disease is less clear.
17 Jul 2012
New reimbursement models will begin the transition away from fee-for-service to risk-adjusted capitation payments, known as Primary Care First Model Options.
1 Jun 2019