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What's your malpractice risk? Depends on your specialty

Q: What happens with the cases that aren't dismissed or settled and go to a jury? ... Q: What's the significance of that finding? A: One might reasonably ask: “Why don't all physicians and their lawyers wait until the jury stage?” There are a few
October 2012

Combating conflicting information on prescription drug labels

Q: What was your opinion of the Consumer Reports findings? A: Personally, I was not surprised. ... Q: Say a patient gets his or her prescription, goes to a pharmacy to get it filled, and doesn't get complete information back from the pharmacy.
February 2012

Delving into DynaMed Plus

Q: What is the distinction between DynaMed and DynaMed Plus? A: Dr. ... Although DynaMed Plus has a significant history and a track record already, serving needs for more than 140,000 [ACP member] internists is something new for them, so this will be
September 2015

Value-based payments a new source of reimbursement, penalties

Q: What does the VBP program consist of? A: The VBP program contains two primary components:. ... PQRS. Q: What does my practice need to do? A: 1. Update information in PECOS.
March 2013

Smallest practices successfully preventing readmissions

Q: Were you surprised by the results? A: Yes and no. ... Q: You also looked at the association between payment incentives and admission rates.
March 2015

Survey finds some patients hate pills more than others

Q: What led you to research this topic? A: I was reading a cost-effectiveness analysis, and the authors had attributed a utility of 1.0 to taking pills. ... We found there was a gap in the data. Q: Your study found a mean utility between 0.990 and 0.994
May 2015

Learn how to plan a medical volunteering trip overseas

A: HVO has internal medicine sites in Cambodia, Uganda, Bhutan, India and Peru. ... Q: Do volunteers typically bring their families along? A: A great majority of sites are very family-friendly.
April 2012

Daylight saving time may be linked to medical errors

Q: What led you to study this issue? A: My wife was complaining about spring forward, about how she got less sleep and it's made her more clumsy around the ... Q: What was your reaction to the findings? A: What we were expecting was a change in errors,
November 2020

ACP's new EVP/CEO talks burnout prevention, future focus

Q: How would you describe your involvement with ACP? A: I've been a member for pretty much my entire professional life. ... physician relationship: connecting with the patient and looking into their eyes, not incessantly into the eyes of a computer screen
September 2016

Outgoing College leaders reflect on unprecedented year

Q: How did you adjust on a personal level and as part of College leadership? ... A: Dr. Fincher: The College is truly your professional home and a lifeline to your career as an internist.
April 2021

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