Current patient care activities: 10%; current activities in administration, research and teaching: administration, 70%, teaching, 20%. ... on the Marginal Resident, 1998-2000; Veterans Administration Advisory Group: Robert Wood Johnson Initiative in
But they offered a host of advice on how physicians can help their practices and patients succeed under new models of care. ... Level 6: The very sickest patients, who may need hospice or end-of-life care.
I've had the privilege of meeting ACP members from various parts of the world and learning more about the different issues and priorities related to internal medicine and patient care ... Approaches to End-of-Life Care.”.
about end-of-life care. ... Increased funding and workforce will not solve the problem of burnout if we cannot create models of care that allow internists to practice in an environment of intellectual stimulation that leads
of end-of-life care. ... have end-of-life preferences documented, most media reports on the study focused on the longer median survival with palliative care: 11.6 vs.
In our story, leading experts detail what to look for and how to optimize care. ... But the issue—and the resulting controversy—affects all physicians, some experts say, because of the larger questions it raises about optimal end-of-life care.
In expressing their end-of-life concerns, all reported fearing loss of autonomy. ... ACP officially opposes legalization, saying the practice can undermine patient trust and distract from ongoing efforts to improve end-of-life care.
T his is the end of my year as ACP President, and it has been the honor of a lifetime. ... Patients look to us to help solve the problems of prescription drug costs and opioid dependence, provide access to compassionate and ethical end-of-life care,
Something I wish I'd learned in medical school:There was not a lot of training in palliative care. ... One of my mentors, Art Schmale, MD, who trained both as an internist and as a psychiatrist and who was a pioneer in both palliative and end-of-life care
Over time, fee-for-service could be completely replaced with models that pay based on the value of care provided. ... Patients could be encouraged to do more advance planning on end-of-life care.