Journal Cover ACP Internist
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   ISSN (Print) 0020-9546
   Published by American College of Physicians Homepage  [4 journals]
  • Chapter awards
    • Abstract: In recognition of their outstanding service, these exceptional individuals received chapter awards in the summer/fall of 2016.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • Collections for the high-deductible (self-pay) patient
    • Abstract: A high number of self-pay patients in the patient panel can lead to increased headaches for front-office staff.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • From the MKSAP case studies
    • Abstract: A 37-year-old woman is evaluated for an episode of blood in her urine. She notes the passage of red-colored urine that resolved spontaneously and was not associated with her menstrual cycle. She reports having had several similar episodes in the past. She has no other symptoms such as abdominal pain or dysuria. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable, and she takes no medications. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate next step in the evaluation of this patient'
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • Behind the scenes at ACP, policy can improve patient care
    • Abstract: By carefully crafting evidence-based policies, ACP can influence regulatory agencies and advocate for better patient care.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • Health policy after the election
    • Abstract: The 2016 elections will have huge consequences for health policy.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • Physicians pushing back on burnout
    • Abstract: This issue covers such topics as making systemic changes to fight physician burnout, planning for end-of-life care, and addressing e-cigarettes with patients.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • New warnings for opioids; approval for arthritis drug
    • Abstract: This column reviews a warning on opioid pain drugs and cough medicines combined with benzodiazepines and approval of a new drug to treat multiple inflammatory diseases.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • Former EVP/CEO reflects on his tenure at the College
    • Abstract: ACP's outgoing EVP/CEO reflects on his 6 years at the College's helm and his plans for the future.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • How should internists address e-cigarette use'
    • Abstract: Inconsistent data have divided expert opinion on the safety of electronic nicotine delivery systems.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions
    • Abstract: The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for Officer and Regent positions.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • Fixing the system to fight burnout
    • Abstract: Leaders of medical societies, including ACP, and other stakeholders in the health care industry are looking at broad changes in the health care system to help doctors.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
  • Advance care planning should be a standard
    • Abstract: Good advance care planning should happen early in the treatment process to ensure that any treatment reflects the patient's values, goals, hopes, and fears.
      PubDate: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT
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