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.
1 Feb 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.
1 Jan 2022
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.
1 Sep 2019
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.
23 Mar 2021
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.
9 Feb 2021
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.
8 Jun 2021
Many of the changes to the program were in response to concerns and comments that ACP provided to the agency.
23 Jun 2015
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.
1 Jan 2021
ACP called for increased transparency, lower out-of-pocket costs for patients, and improved access to affordable medications.
12 Nov 2019
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.
1 Oct 2020