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ACP expands its global reach

ACP is providing access to leading clinical resources and facilitating local interaction and education through its international chapters, which continue to expand. The College's total international membership now exceeds 13,000, an increase of almost 8% from 1 year ago. Currently, there are 18 international chapters.
1 Jan 2016

A doctor seeks ways to encourage earlier palliative care talks

Palliative care doctors are working on introducing the concept of palliative care across disciplines, with a particular focus on primary care. The goal is to introduce it earlier in the process of patient care, and earlier in the educational process of the physicians themselves.
1 Oct 2014

Advance directives are the beginning of care, not the end

Despite the best planning, patients may change their minds at the end of life once they recognize their unique situations and their sometimes surprising decisions.
1 Jul 2012

Hospitalists no more prone to burnout than outpatient doctors, analysis finds

The common belief that hospitalists are more likely to experience burnout than outpatient physicians doesn't appear to be true, a new meta-analysis suggests.
5 Nov 2013

College's new end-of-life guidelines fill gaps in patient care

The College's new guidelines recommend that clinicians regularly assess end-of-life patients for symptoms of pain, dyspnea and depression, and use proven therapies to treat these conditions.
1 Mar 2008

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23 Nov 2010

National Healthcare Decisions Day to be held April 16

ACP joins more than 700 national, state and community organizations in support of National Healthcare Decisions Day, which will be held April 16.
13 Apr 2010

ACP releases updated Ethics Manual

ACP has released the sixth edition of the Ethics Manual, published as a supplement with the Jan. 3 Annals of Internal Medicine.
10 Jan 2012

More at-home deaths in Medicare patients, but also more end-of-life ICU stays

More Medicare patients died at home in 2009 than in 2000, but there was also an increase in intensive care use during the last 30 days of life, a new study found.
12 Feb 2013

Tips on transforming practices to fit changing models of care

When transitioning a medical practice into a patient-centered model, one of the first steps involves focusing on high-risk patients and developing a plan for more intensive management.
1 Jan 2014

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