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Hypertension

For hypertension, how low to go?

For hypertension, how low to go?

By Charlotte Huff

Updated blood pressure guidelines may have created more questions than closure, internists have found, as they try to determine how aggressively to treat hypertension and what goals to set for subpopulations of patients, such as those with diabetes. Experts react to the “paradigm shift” in lowering hypertension.

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Men’s Health

Maintaining men’s health in middle age

Maintaining men’s health in middle age

By Leah Lawrence

Adrenopause, somatopause, andropause … manopause? They all give internists pause when considering men’s health as they reach middle age. As men try to maintain optimum health, doctors need to define what exactly that is.

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Rehabilitation

Refine your referrals to physical rehab with thought, timeliness

Refine your referrals to physical rehab with thought, timeliness

By Stacey Butterfield

Internists can vastly improve outcomes for patients by referring more patients to physical rehabilitation earlier, more often, and for more conditions than they might think.

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Perspectives

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President’s Message

ACP and the ‘house of medicine’

By Molly Cooke, MD, FACP

ACP’s outgoing president reflects on her past year, milestones the College has achieved, and what future goals remain.

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Washington Perspective

What did 11 years, 16 patches, and $154 billion get us? Nothing

By Robert B. Doherty

There are plenty of examples of wasteful government spending, but the sustainable growth rate formula is hard to top.

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Practice Management

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Practice Rx

ICD-10 will require more precision in documenting visits

By Debra Lansey

ACP staff answers questions that have arisen as members ramp up their efforts to comply with the new implementation standards.

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Practice Tips

Connecting the dots—why benchmarking matters

By Margo Williams

Efficient practices not only run better, they offer better patient outcomes. Benchmarking is the first step in this process because it shows where to focus attention first.

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College Watch

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College Watch

ACP Annual Business Meeting

The ACP Annual Business Meeting will occur at Internal Medicine 2014 in the Orange County Convention Center on Saturday, April 12, from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

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ACP Internist Weekly

From the April 22, 2014 edition

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