Antiretroviral therapy has made an impact in treating HIV, but preexposure prophylaxis has created a huge opportunity in preventing infection, with internists poised to play a role.
1 Mar 2020
If physical activity time is less than the guideline-recommended 150 minutes per week, clinicians should advise patients of the associated health benefits and encourage them to gradually increase either their frequency or duration of activity.
10 Apr 2018
Screening rates increased from 2000 to 2015 but continue to lag behind goal levels.
1 Jan 2019
This issue also covers vaccination practices and resources for managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 Jun 2020
ACP convened an Advisory Group to discuss barriers to adult immunization, with the goal of identifying potential ways for ACP to address them on a population health level.
1 Oct 2019
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality recently released a guide titled “An Interactive Preventive Care Record (IPHR): A Handbook for Using Patient-Centered Personal Health Records To Promote Prevention.”
7 Aug 2012
The term “health care provider” implies that health care can be conceptualized as just another commodity, when it is really about helping people who are suffering, managing complex problems, and counseling them how to live.
1 Sep 2019
A high number of self-pay patients in the patient panel can lead to increased headaches for front-office staff.
1 Nov 2016
The next issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox. Featured in this month's issue are stories about e-cigarettes, lung cancer screening recommendations, and the potential of GERD as a cause of pulmonary diseases.
4 Mar 2014
Primary care physicians are seeing more patients after they've already been to a retail health clinic. Experts say that a more patient-centered model needs to evolve to combat the ease of seeking care outside the doctor's office.
1 Feb 2016