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What economic theory can teach us about retail clinics

Editor's Note: ACP recently developed a policy position paper on retail health clinics, which was published in the Dec. ... He completed his residency in internal medicine, primary care at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
June 2016

Can we stop the superbugs?

This issue also includes the first column by ACP's new President, Jack Ende, MD, MACP. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
May 2017

Alcohol treatment may be shifting to primary care

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has long recommended screening adults in primary care to reduce alcohol misuse, but in 2013 it revised its recommendation to clarify that such screening ... It's not all good news, though: For some drugs,
October 2015

Behind the scenes at ACP, policy can improve patient care

for the College's “Patients Before Paperwork” initiative, stemming the escalating cost of prescription drugs, and revising the College's Ethics Manual. ... Editor's Note: Dr. Tape is Chair, ACP Board of Regents, 2016-2017, and is guest-writing this
November 2016

Climate change and clinical practice

Finally, this month, Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP, takes the helm as the College's new EVP/CEO, replacing Steven E. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
September 2016

New vaccines, recommendations can make keeping up a chore

of our columns struck a chord due to his and his family's medical history. ... Whether you've particularly enjoyed one of our articles or whether there's one with which you disagree, we always love to hear from you.
September 2013

Educators can help with trainees' depression

In particular, HIPAA's rules regarding patients' access to their medical records continue to be the subject of some particularly pervasive myths.
April 2016

SPRINT prompts new debate on BP targets

Communication with and good handoff from a patient's oncologist is often another key to quality follow-up care, as our story explains. ... Alzheimer's disease can be one of the more frustrating diseases to manage, because, as experts explain in our story
March 2016

Successful bariatric surgery requires planning, prep

Right up front, it's important to develop a good patient-physician relationship to make it easier to discuss potential surgery and its pros and cons. ... Speaking of public health, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be even more pervasive than reported
January 2016

Managing diabetes meds more complicated in elderly patients

Stacey Butterfield, in this issue's story, looks at recent guidance on this topic and talks to experts about factors that could affect treatment in elderly diabetics, including patient preference, living ... Turn to our story to learn more. Palliative
October 2014

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