The need for improvements in the prevention of obesity and diabetes rates in poor and underserved communities has driven new outreach programs that range from smoking cessation in high school to dietary support in grocery stores.
1 Sep 2015
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is working on a project for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology about personal health records (PHRs), rural health and care coordination.
4 Jun 2013
Small-town practice has appeal to physicians who were born and raised in such communities. The Scholars in Rural Health program seeks to expose medical students to underserved areas, nurture a desire to practice primary care and offer incentives such as loan forgiveness.
1 Sep 2010
Candidates announced for Board of Governors Chair-electACP supports Saudi physicians upholding medical ethicsACP provides ethical guidance on using incentives to promote personal responsibility
14 Sep 2010
This issue also covers physicians with disability, conference coverage from the American Heart Association meeting, and rural health care.
1 Feb 2020
This issue covers topics such as programs that improve rural health, effective advance care planning, and new tools such as precision medicine in clinical medicine.
1 Sep 2015
Recognizing mental health entails the individual acknowledging it and seeking help, society not stigmatizing those suffering from mental and behavioral disorders, and the nation providing adequate resources and personnel to address the problem.
1 May 2022
ACP encourages Congress to consider end-of-year issues more fully, such as ensuring that Medicare payment cuts do not threaten primary care during what seems like an annual rite of passage.
1 Feb 2022
Beginning in January 2018, Medicare will pay for certain telehealth services for patients who are enrolled in Part B and live in a Health Professional Shortage Area or in a county that is not included in a metropolitan statistical area.
1 Jan 2018
Some rural hospitals and palliative care programs are using telehealth to reach distant patients in an environment of clinician scarcity or budget constraints.
1 Feb 2020