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The College notes the passing of Frank Davidoff, MD, MACP.
1 May 2023

ACP calls for supporting, improving long-term care services

In a recent position paper, the College recommends universal catastrophic long-term care insurance, more support for the long-term care workforce and informal caregivers, and improvements in quality monitoring, among other reforms.
19 Jul 2022

Getting to quality and safety by ‘degrees'

Programs in quality and patient safety initiatives have come to the fore as graduate-level degrees, adding prestige to a new body of knowledge that has emerged in the past decade.
1 May 2010

Published studies may exaggerate the effect of burnout on quality of patient care

While higher burnout is associated with lower-quality health care, the magnitude or clinical significance of the relationship is still not clear due to variability and confounding in the existing research, according to a systematic review.
8 Oct 2019

Hypertension performance measure ‘flawed’

While ACP's Performance Measurement Committee considers the Controlling High Blood Pressure measure to be “high impact,” it determined after review in July 2021 that it does not support the measure due to uncertain validity.
1 Apr 2022

Hospital at home plus transition care reduced readmissions, improved patient satisfaction in a case-control study

The study included 295 patients treated under this hospital-at-home (HaH) model and a control group of 212 patients who met HaH eligibility but declined participation or were seen in the ED when an HaH admission could not be initiated.
26 Jun 2018

How to start an NP/PA program

Clarifying the goals behind hiring nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) will help hospital program leaders choose the most suitable model for integrated care.
1 May 2019

Failure to follow up on inpatient test results is common

ACP Job Placement Center calls for job seekers' profilesACP Annual Business Meeting to be held
15 Feb 2011

What's the benefit of patient, family engagement?

Four reasons can encourage physicians to put more effort into increasing partnership with patients and families, which in turn improves communication, transparency, and accountability.
1 Apr 2019

The next issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox

ACP signs on to ethics code for interactions with companies
4 May 2010

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