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Are internists team leaders or orchestra conductors?

Experience gained during residency training alongside so many other specialists and a role as care coordinators makes internal medicine specialists become uniquely qualified to serve as the conductor of this patient care orchestra.
1 Nov 2019

1995-2004: The big merger

After years of effort and negotiation, ACP and the American Society of Internal Medicine officially merged in 1998.
1 Oct 2015

Medicare expands tobacco cessation coverage

ACP announces new Division of Medical Practice, Professionalism & QualityACP Chapter meetings coming up
31 Aug 2010

Getting patient consent for chronic care management

Medicare now reimburses internists for chronic care management services, but a few criteria need to be met. Learn more about how to recoup payment for services that many physicians are already providing.
1 Feb 2015

More primary care visits may lower colorectal cancer incidence, mortality

Medicare beneficiaries who see their primary care clinicians more often have lower colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates and lower overall mortality, a study found.
1 Oct 2013

Answering questions about coding for ACA-mandated services

ACP's practice management staff answers questions about coverage of and coding for preventive services mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
1 Mar 2014

Hospitalizations for diabetes increase, especially among younger women

Weekly home INR testing comparable to monthly clinic testing
26 Oct 2010

Rhode Island practice adopts patient-centered medical home

A patient-centered medical home model lets one physician focus on a proactive, holistic approach of preventive care. The reward was recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
1 Sep 2010

Zoster vaccination didn't cause infection in patients on biologics

The herpes zoster vaccine reduced the incidence of herpes zoster infection in patients with immune-mediated disease, a new study found.
10 Jul 2012

Population management for preventing the 80–20 rule

Chronic conditions require longer and more frequent visits, as well as more care coordination. Learn how to anticipate, plan for, and even prevent intensive resource use.
1 Oct 2018

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