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Managing HIV with testing, prevention

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

Prioritize physical activity assessment in all patient visits, AHA recommends

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

Increasing colorectal cancer screening

Screening rates increased from 2000 to 2015 but continue to lag behind goal levels.
1 Jan 2019

Following up on breast density

This issue also covers vaccination practices and resources for managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 Jun 2020

Immunization is everyone's issue

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

Handbook offers practical guidance on preventive health records

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

Defining our identity does not include the ‘P word’

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

Collections for the high-deductible (self-pay) patient

A high number of self-pay patients in the patient panel can lead to increased headaches for front-office staff.
1 Nov 2016

The latest issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox

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

Internists interacting with retail clinics

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

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