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COVID-19 research looks at aspirin, disparities, long-term outcomes

Recent aspirin use may be associated with improved COVID-19 outcomes, and hospitals had widely differing mortality rates in April 2020. Half of discharged patients reported ongoing symptoms at four months, and most ICU patients showed evidence of impairments at one month, new studies found.
23 Mar 2021

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.
1 Jan 2021

Extended-release metformin recalled due to impurity

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Jul 2020

Explore free CME/MOC offerings from ACP

COVID-19 resources are among those eligible for CME credit and MOC points.
16 Jun 2020

New report proposes solutions to drug shortages

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Jan 2020

A shifting focus on the role of patients' nonmedical needs

Two ACP position papers offer guidance on the role primary care physicians can play in addressing traditionally nonmedical issues, often known as the social determinants of health, and how they encourage the development of patient-centered care.
1 Apr 2019

Concussions cause cognitive concerns

Traumatic brain injury accounts for three million ED visits a year and at least another three to six million visits for outpatient medical care several days after the injury, without an ED visit.
1 Feb 2019

Transportation doesn't fix all no-show woes

Health care systems are creating transportation programs to shuttle patients not only to appointments, but to pharmacies and locations to help with treatment.
1 Nov 2018

Transitional care can be effective, underused

Clinicians are figuring out ways to flag those complex patients in advance and then better support them during transitions in care.
1 Nov 2018

New BP guideline seeks earlier intervention

Recategorized, lower thresholds might give physicians effective new weapons in the fight against hypertension, but some contend that it's premature to change clinical practice.
1 Mar 2018

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