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Online versions of Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 lectures coming in May

Up to 30 CME credits will be available from ACP CME 30, an online package of scientific and practice-related lectures.
14 Apr 2020

Simple screening tool assesses frailty in elderly patients with acute coronary syndrome

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

Physicians step up as initiatives change nursing home care

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

Officers and Regents election results announced

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 visits improve access, productivity and satisfaction

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

Two antidepressants ineffective for depression in patients with dementia

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

Candidates announced for Board of Governors Chair-elect

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

Letters to the Editor

Amy E. Foxx-Orenstein, FACP.
1 May 2008

Many more elderly people could benefit from drugs to prevent heart disease

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

Will Medicare's new primary care models be a game-changer?

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

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