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Hospital medicine meeting offers advice for all internists

Patients at the end of life, facing tough decisions and suffering from many symptoms, particularly need ideal medical care. ... Really, end-of-life care is not yet standardized,” said Stephen Bekanich, MD, a hospitalist and medical director of the
June 2010

Patients, generalists and subspecialists all gain from PCMH

In some cases subspecialists would lead PCMH-type care if, for example, a patient's health care needs are centered on complex single-organ issues, such as end stage renal disease. ... Improved quality of practice. A thriving primary care workforce can
September 2008

Medicare could stay solvent if stakeholders act soon

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.
March 2010

Talking points on palliative care address public, patients

Palliative care is too often confused with end-of-life care and hospice in the minds of the public, professionals and policymakers,” he said. ... Morrison said. Previous efforts to garner public support for palliative care have tried to change
June 2011

Lebron James and medical ethics, let me explain

Most of us contemplate ponderous ethical dilemmas, such as end-of-life care, allocation of the limited supply of organs for transplant or our unequal access to health care. ... Blog Log. Members of the American College of Physicians contribute posts from
May 2022

What's 'The Big Short' in health care?

they would have government-restricted choice over physicians and accept rationing and imposed limits on things such as end-of-life care, to significantly reduce health care costs. ... But how we deliver health care is about to change. Congress may be
May 2022

'Mrs. Perkins' is why we have astronomical health care costs in America

things to be admired about the top notch acute care we provide in the U.S., we are quite unique with how we manage end-of-life care. ... There also needs to be far higher public awareness of end-of life care, sensible and considerate, devoid of terms
May 2022

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

further study of payment models in federal health care programs. The second paper offered recommendations to improve information about drug pricing for physicians and patients. ... The Ethics Manual offers ethical guidance on genetic testing, telemedicine
January 2020

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