is finally getting a clue to the impending collapse of primary care, and somehow one of our very own totally missed the boat. ... Unbelievable! Jacqueline W. Fincher, FACP. Thomson, Ga. Editor's note: After ACP InternistWeekly highlighted the GAO's report
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/03/letters.htm. Readers respond to the ACP Internist cover story that questioned the value of the annual physical exam. ... Yul Ejnes, FACP. Cranston, R.I. EDITOR’S NOTE: Dr. Ejnes is a College Regent and chair of
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/07/letters.htm. Opinions on pharmacy benefit managers, imaging, ethics and primary care. ... The escalating volume of PBM letters and facsimiles into our offices, demanding attention, interferes with our ability to
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/09/letters.htm. Readers respond with challenges to the need for Maintenance of Certification, debate on the value of accountable care organizations and electronic health records, ... Dr. Baron's predecessor at ABIM,
After this 45-day period, physicians must go directly to the individual drug companies to rectify any false information.). ... I wanted to relay this story to alert other physicians to check out the website.
To the Editor: The article “Understand Obesity before Treating It” in the June 2021 ACP Internist concludes with the statement, “Obesity is a chronic disease, which requires lifelong treatment.” I wish ... This would push public policy measures
Given our propensity to share personal information, I shudder to think of where the details of the clinical encounter might end up. ... While this notion may have obvious appeal to the generation raised on social media, it speaks volumes to the rest of us
I've always believed that patients should have the right to make medical decisions about their own lives. ... But 2 major concerns have combined to change my opinion about remaining the doctor for patients who refuse to follow my advice.