New performance measures for adults with coronary artery disease and hypertension are meant to provide a patient-centered focus and give practitioners and institutions tools to measure and improve care quality.
14 Jun 2011
Physicians in Haiti face a new set of challenges as they stem the spread of infectious diseases and restore medical care to a country that had little before a devastating earthquake struck.
1 May 2010
Two new codes allow for reimbursement for non-face-to-face care when patients transition from an acute care setting back to the community. Learn the fine print of how to properly use these codes.
1 Feb 2013
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Foundation recently released a guideline on diagnosis, management and follow-up of sudden hearing loss in adults.
13 Mar 2012
Thirteen “spoke” hospitals across the U.S. without on-site stroke experts used telemedicine to increased their use of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) to treat acute ischemic stroke.
1 Jul 2014
Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), an ACP-supported organization, announced the opening of a new internal medicine program in Bhutan at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) and the Royal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS).
27 Jul 2010
Alcohol, depression, sexually transmitted diseases and obesity therapy are now covered within the primary care setting. Learn how to incorporate these into a practice.
1 Mar 2012
Several collaborating medical societies, including the American College of Physicians, released new guidelines this week on the diagnosis and management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
2 Aug 2011
Most complaints of memory problems aren't related to cognitive impairments, and as such they can be alleviated with a few simple tips.
1 Jan 2013
Most patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) can safely engage in sexual activity, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
31 Jan 2012