Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physicians prescribed medications not recommended under Beers Criteria at very similar rates: 1.63 versus 1.69 per 100 prescriptions, respectively, a new analysis of Medicare Part D data found.
24 Oct 2023
Programs in quality and patient safety initiatives have come to the fore as graduate-level degrees, adding prestige to a new body of knowledge that has emerged in the past decade.
1 May 2010
The College notes the passing of Frank Davidoff, MD, MACP.
1 May 2023
In a recent position paper, the College recommends universal catastrophic long-term care insurance, more support for the long-term care workforce and informal caregivers, and improvements in quality monitoring, among other reforms.
19 Jul 2022
While ACP's Performance Measurement Committee considers the Controlling High Blood Pressure measure to be “high impact,” it determined after review in July 2021 that it does not support the measure due to uncertain validity.
1 Apr 2022
While higher burnout is associated with lower-quality health care, the magnitude or clinical significance of the relationship is still not clear due to variability and confounding in the existing research, according to a systematic review.
8 Oct 2019
Hospital at home plus transition care reduced readmissions, improved patient satisfaction in a case-control study
The study included 295 patients treated under this hospital-at-home (HaH) model and a control group of 212 patients who met HaH eligibility but declined participation or were seen in the ED when an HaH admission could not be initiated.
26 Jun 2018
Clarifying the goals behind hiring nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) will help hospital program leaders choose the most suitable model for integrated care.
1 May 2019
The election of Officers and Regents will become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine Meeting 2017 in San Diego.
1 Mar 2017
ACP signs on to ethics code for interactions with companies
4 May 2010