Search results for "Women's Health"
Joplin hospital rebuilds, better than before
After a tornado in 2011 destroyed St. John's Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., a new facility will open that will focus on a patient-centered experience, from the aesthetics to the wayfinding to storage and security.
1 Oct 2014
Avoidance of estrogen caused excess deaths in hysterectomized women
After publication of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen use declined significantly among women aged 50 to 59, likely resulting in avoidable deaths of those who had hysterectomies, a recent analysis found.
30 Jul 2013
Start-up practice uses ACP's marketing guides for quick growth
Leslie Saltzman, ACP Member, took advantage of some resources on hand and guidance from ACP's Running a Practice section to quickly grow her solo practice into a full-service resource for women's health.
1 Apr 2010
Selective COX-2 inhibitors associated with slightly increased risk for adverse cardiovascular events in postmenopausal women
Postmenopausal women who used selective COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs with more COX-2 than COX-1 inhibition had a modestly increased risk for cardiovascular events, a study concluded.
15 Jul 2014
Caring for veterans outside the VA system
About three-fourths of nearly 22 million veterans get some or all of their outpatient medical treatment outside the VA health system, creating a need for identifying these patients in a practice and screening for potential physical and mental symptoms.
1 Jul 2017
ACP and American Medical Women's Association announce affiliate membership agreement
ACP and the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) have announced an affiliate membership agreement whereby ACP members can become AMWA Affiliate Members as part of their ACP membership at no additional charge.
16 Sep 2014
Hormone therapy stirs debate 10 years after WHI
The Women's Health Initiative dramatically decreased hormone therapy for menopause, but 10 years later, the “knee-jerk” reaction has become more nuanced in how the regimen can be used.
1 Sep 2012
Deciding which advocacy issues are ‘in our lane’
ACP asks four essential questions.
1 Oct 2019
Guideline issued on androgen therapy in women
The Endocrine Society released an updated clinical practice guideline on androgen therapy in women.
21 Oct 2014
Merger memories and abiding realities
Several of the issues that ACP is championing in 2018 live up to a vision created 20 years ago, when the organization merged with the American Society of Internal Medicine.
1 Jul 2018