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Daily low-dose aspirin associated with falls in healthy older people

A substudy of a randomized controlled trial found no improvement in risk for first fracture but a higher risk for serious falls in healthy patients ages 70 years and older taking 100 mg of aspirin per day versus those who were not.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/15/1.htm
15 Nov 2022

Tackling administrative burdens one step at a time

ACP seeks to reduce and eliminate sources of administrative and regulatory burden and has developed significant policy recommendations to address the impact of these tasks.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/10/tackling-administrative-burdens-one-step-at-a-time.htm
1 Oct 2022

Research looks at out-of-pocket prescription costs

One study evaluated the effect of real-time pop-up recommendations for lower-priced prescription alternatives, while a second study modeled capping monthly expenses and shifting the patients' savings back to the insurance plan.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/20/2.htm
20 Sep 2022

Factoring drug costs into diabetes decisions

A sizable number of patients with diabetes do not consistently fill their prescriptions or take less than the prescribed amount due to costs, but there are ways to make it easier on a patient's pocketbook.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/05/factoring-drug-costs-into-diabetes-decisions.htm
1 May 2022

App-enabled device no better than standard device for self-measuring blood pressure

A smartphone app did not provide any additional reduction in blood pressure, and patients with hypertension would recommend a standard device as much as they would the app-connected device, a study concluded.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/23/2.htm
23 Aug 2022

Racism in the record?

Two authors discuss their recent study finding that Black patients were twice as likely as White patients to be described with negative words in their history and physical notes, particularly in inpatient records.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/04/racism-in-the-record.htm
1 Apr 2022

Gout flares may precede cardiovascular events

A retrospective study found that gout patients who experienced an acute myocardial infarction or stroke had significantly higher odds of a recent gout flare in the preceding four months than those who did not.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/09/1.htm
9 Aug 2022

ACP, other groups release survey findings on electronic health records

ACP, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and Doctors Helping Doctors Transform Health Care developed a survey and analyzed 527 responses for the new report “Clinician Perspectives on Electronic Health Information Sharing for Transitions of Care.”
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/10/16/11.htm
16 Oct 2012

Tools to help track social determinants of health

There has been increased recognition of the impact of addressing social determinants of health.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/07/tools-to-help-track-social-determinants-of-health.htm
1 Jul 2022

Younger age, other factors associated with new OUD diagnosis after hospitalization

A retrospective cohort study looked at opioid-naive patients who received at least one prescription for an opioid during a surgical or nonsurgical inpatient hospitalization between 2014 and 2017.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/05/24/4.htm
24 May 2022

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