When OSU Wexner launched its transitional care management program nurses typically made the postdischarge calls But it quickly became apparent that pharmacists were better suited in many cases give

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.

Gratitude and thanks for those who vaccinate

A particularly difficult experience is confronting diseases that might have been prevented through vaccination, yet it is care that prevents illness and greater pain.

Congress and health care: In like a lion, out like a lamb?

Congress passed bipartisan legislation to fund the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for a full fiscal year, the first time in over 20 years that a full year of funding became law.

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Health care systems that enacted ride-sharing programs to ferry patients to and from appointments found that rides were often just one factor in improving no-show rates Image by iStock

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.

According to American Wells 2017 Consumer Survey administered by Harris Poll 66percent of Americans said they were willing to see a physician via video and 57percent of doctors are willing to see a patient vi

Telemedicine's future looks bright, with some caveats

ACP's Healthcare Roundtable predicted new uses for telemedicine in a variety of health care settings.

The program Artful Thinking allowed Philadelphia Museum of Art educators to instruct first-year medical students at the University of Pennsylvania to systematically observe works of art

An eye for art among medical students

A medical resident drew upon her artistic background to help create a course to improve observational skills of first-year medical students by having them systematically observe works of art.

New warning on SGLT2 inhibitors, REMS approved

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

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

ACP announces its elections slate for governance positions.

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.

High-risk PCOS could benefit from internist management

This issue also covers transitional care, patient transportation, and a novel medical school course.

MKSAP Quiz: New lesion on the side of the face

A 44-year-old man is evaluated for a new lesion on the side of his face. It has been present for several months and is asymptomatic. When he shaves he cuts it, and it starts bleeding. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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