This issue covers such topics as legislative issues regarding prescribing, potential overdoses by patients taking narcotics, and a new way to look at overall health.
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.
Retail clinics have become a growing part of the U.S. health care landscape over the past few years, with a projected number of 3,000 nationwide this year. ... Our conference coverage is from the American Epilepsy Society's annual meeting, held in
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
Change is hard, and maintaining change can be even harder. It's well known that even the most motivated patient can have a difficult time sticking to a healthy eating plan ... Please also meet ACP's new President, Nitin S. Damle, MD, FACP, and read his
In particular, HIPAA's rules regarding patients' access to their medical records continue to be the subject of some particularly pervasive myths.
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
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
Senator Tom Daschle, multiple events celebrating ACP's 100th anniversary, and, of course, the high-quality scientific sessions and learning opportunities for which ACP is well known. ... In our Perspectives section, ACP's president, Wayne J. Riley, MD,
Finally, this issue features the 10th and final story in our series marking ACP's Centennial. ... Read about ACP's 10th decade, featuring health care reform and other advocacy efforts, as well as new products and services.