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Current Issue - May 2015


Featured Articles

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Cardiovascular Health

Preventive aspirin inflames opinions

Preventive aspirin inflames opinions

By Charlotte Huff

Aspirin's long-standing role in cardiovascular health does not resolve its precise benefit in terms of cardiovascular prevention, specifically in patients who haven't had a myocardial infarction or stroke.

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Conference Coverage

Conference offers advice on palliative care

By Stacey Butterfield

Sessions at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's annual meeting addressed the need for treating hip fractures, the pros and cons of withholding treatment, and preserving opportunities for organ donation.

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Perspectives

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President's Message

Celebrating ACP's history, embracing its future

By Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP

By taking note of how far the American College of Physicians has come in the past 100 years, one can get a better sense of how much farther the organization needs to go.

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Washington Perspective

How Medicare fee-for-service is like a 1965 Ford Mustang

By Robert B. Doherty

Fee-for-service reimbursement is a half-century old, and despite its staying power is now facing demands that it be modernized, if not traded in altogether.

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Practice Management

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Practice Tips

Taking the mystery out of care coordination

By Margo Williams

Care coordination isn't new, but value-based payment, patient-centered medical homes, accountable care organizations, and other alternate delivery and payment programs have moved the topic into the forefront of many conversations and policy discussions.

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FDA Update

Warnings on testosterone, new antibiotic approved

By Stacey Butterfield

This update covers a label change on testosterone products clarifying that they are approved only for men who have low testosterone levels, as well as the approval of ceftazidime-avibactam (Avycaz) to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections.

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College Watch

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ACP's Centennial

1955-1964: ACP becomes cosmopolitan

By Stacey Butterfield

ACP's fourth decade was a time of internationalism and glamour.

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Chapter Awardees

Chapter awardees

Chapters honor Members, Fellows, and Masters of ACP who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, or service to their community, their chapter, and ACP.

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