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Letters to the Editor

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

Risk of financial abuse in elders should draw internists' attention

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

Diving into delicate patient conversations

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

Integrate palliative care from early illness onward

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

Simple tools, teamwork manage depression in primary care

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

Med schools promoting care for underserved

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

Social support after illness associated with better outcomes in older adults who live alone

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

Positions on health care reform aren't all black and white

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

Meeting baby boomers' high expectations

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

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