ACP members take the organization to task for its positions on modifying reimbursement to doctors, and the organization's legislative leader offers a wider viewpoint on the issue in response.
1 Sep 2012
Obituaries for Jose A. Filos-Diaz, MACP, Allan L. Goulding, FACP, and Raymond H. Murray, MACP.
1 Nov 2009
An expert counsels internists to consider screening their elderly patients for financial abuses, from investment scams to pressure from family members. Doctors can partner with financial experts to prevent financial exploitation.
1 Jul 2012
Delivering unpleasant news is one of the hardest tasks a physician faces. Assessing sensitive topics heightens the difficulty, and two physicians at Internal Medicine 2012 address ways to handle especially sensitive areas: sexual history, and the inability to safely drive a car.
1 Jun 2012
The medical community has made progress in palliative care, moving it from the end of the line to a part of a terminal illness' earliest aspect of care.
1 Jun 2011
Embedding mental health professionals directly into a primary care setting threatens to add complexity to primary care's already hefty ‘to do” list. Clinics that have accomplished that task explain how not only was it easier than expected, but it adds tremendous benefits to the practice.
1 Mar 2011
To encourage primary care careers, medical schools are offering students shortened specialty rotations in favor of fast-track graduation, half-tuition forgiveness and having students follow patients wherever they go in the health system. Different teaching models emphasize continuity of care over snapshots of diagnoses, and place students in the clinics where they can fulfill the nation's need for rural care.
1 Feb 2010
U.S. researchers used data from the Health and Retirement Study to determine whether older adults who had a relative or friend to help with personal care if needed experienced better outcomes after new onset of a major illness or hospitalization.
16 Nov 2021
ACP's health care positions can't be neatly labeled as coming from one political perspective or another. A wide array of issues requires consideration.
1 Jul 2012
Baby boomers may seek a level of health care that isn't always realistic. Learn how to address their needs while carefully transitioning them into their golden years.
1 Jul 2012