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Perspectives - September 2015


President's Message

‘Doctor, can I get an MRI?’ … Not so fast

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

ACP seeks to educate and encourage shared decision making with patients, rather than have physicians order screening tests out of habit.

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Washington Perspective

ACP advocacy is on a roll

By Robert B. Doherty

ACP has scored major victories in Medicare's proposal to pay for advance care planning, a grace period for converting to ICD-10 coding, and access to affordable coverage.

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Editor's Note

Rural prevention efforts face specific hurdles

By Jennifer Kearney-Strouse

This issue covers topics such as programs that improve rural health, effective advance care planning, and new tools such as precision medicine in clinical medicine.

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