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Detecting depression just as important in the elderly

Raising the issue of mental health is key in the elderly, by asking patients how often they talk to other people, if they're getting help with daily activities, or if they are feeling isolated.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/02/detecting-depression-just-as-important-in-the-elderly.htm
1 Feb 2022

Resolve to get involved in advocacy in 2022

While ACP has achieved several advocacy wins over the past year, physicians and their practices face ongoing challenges, and physicians themselves are needed to fight for changes.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/01/resolve-to-get-involved-in-advocacy-in-2022.htm
1 Jan 2022

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/09/latest-updates-on-acps-priorities-initiatives.htm
1 Sep 2019

Total knee replacement cost-effective for end-stage osteoarthritis even in severe obesity

A modeling study analyzed the long-term effects and costs of total knee replacement for patients who were ages 50 years or older and had end-stage knee osteoarthritis and a body mass index of 40 kg/m2 or greater.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/23/4.htm
23 Mar 2021

Screening based on breast density at age 40 may reduce breast cancer mortality

A study supported screening all women at age 40 years to measure breast density, then assigning women with denser breasts to continued annual screening and other women to biennial screening starting at age 50 years, but an accompanying editorial raised concerns about this strategy.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/02/09/2.htm
9 Feb 2021

CGM decreased HbA1c levels, hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes

Two industry-supported studies of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) found encouraging results in patients with type 2 diabetes, leading editorialists to call for broadened access to the technology in this population, particularly in primary care.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/06/08/4.htm
8 Jun 2021

CMS releases final rule on Medicare Shared Savings Program

Many of the changes to the program were in response to concerns and comments that ACP provided to the agency.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2015/06/23/5.htm
23 Jun 2015

Big changes made to E/M codes in 2021

Beginning in January, physicians billing for Medicare patients no longer have to use a patient's history or physical exam to determine the appropriate level of E/M coding.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/01/big-changes-made-to-e-m-codes-in-2021.htm
1 Jan 2021

ACP issues policy recommendations to cut rising costs of prescription drugs

ACP called for increased transparency, lower out-of-pocket costs for patients, and improved access to affordable medications.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/11/12/1.htm
12 Nov 2019

Know your home oxygen options

Physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists may be unfamiliar with home oxygen equipment that differs from hospital equipment. Six questions can help clinicians choose the best options for a patient.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/10/know-your-home-oxygen-options.htm
1 Oct 2020

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