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There is a doctor in the ‘House’ (and she's an ACP Member)

Q: How do some of these medical mysteries translate to a TV audience? ... There are some things that are true about “House.” First, it's a whole idea that a diagnosis is a process and a difficult process.
March 2010

Smallest practices successfully preventing readmissions

Q: Were you surprised by the results? A: Yes and no. ... Q: You also looked at the association between payment incentives and admission rates.
March 2015

Clearing patients for takeoff a new duty for internists

More than 100, 000 pilots annually can now request a comprehensive physical examination and medication review from any state-licensed physician. ... Q: If a doctor does not clear a patient, does the pilot have any recourse?
July 2017

‘UTI’ an overused diagnosis in the era of the microbiome

Q: What got you thinking about UTIs in this way? A: For years, it's been obvious that antibiotic overtreatment of bacteriuria is a very serious problem in geriatrics, and the ... in the bladder and probably in the kidneys of completely asymptomatic people
February 2018

ACP's new EVP/CEO talks burnout prevention, future focus

Q: How would you describe your involvement with ACP? A: I've been a member for pretty much my entire professional life. ... physician relationship: connecting with the patient and looking into their eyes, not incessantly into the eyes of a computer screen
September 2016

Survey finds some patients hate pills more than others

Q: What led you to research this topic? A: I was reading a cost-effectiveness analysis, and the authors had attributed a utility of 1.0 to taking pills. ... We found there was a gap in the data. Q: Your study found a mean utility between 0.990 and 0.994
May 2015

Lessen the burdens of Medicare's home health requirements

A description of the home health FTF encounter requirement and a FAQ are available on ACP's practice management site. ... the patient's clinical condition, and a description of how the condition supports the need for skilled services and homebound status,
February 2012

Understand patient expectations as part of a negotiation

Q: What interpersonal barriers exist between doctors and patients? A: One predominant barrier that is addressed in the scientific literature but is relatively under-addressed in the lay literature is economic ... Q: What has been the impact of electronic
July 2014

What's your malpractice risk? Depends on your specialty

Q: What happens with the cases that aren't dismissed or settled and go to a jury? ... Q: What's the significance of that finding? A: One might reasonably ask: “Why don't all physicians and their lawyers wait until the jury stage?” There are a few
October 2012

Combating conflicting information on prescription drug labels

Q: What was your opinion of the Consumer Reports findings? A: Personally, I was not surprised. ... Q: Say a patient gets his or her prescription, goes to a pharmacy to get it filled, and doesn't get complete information back from the pharmacy.
February 2012

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