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Perspectives - February 2015


Guest President's Message

Excellent internal medicine takes time

By Robert Centor, MD, MACP

Internists often feel pressured to see patients in less time than patients need, creating dissatisfaction on both sides. The American College of Physicians is advocating for that time, to enhance the quality of each visit and allow for thoroughness and for reflection on the encounter.

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Washington Perspective

How will the new Congress affect ACP's priorities?

By Robert B. Doherty

ACP outlines its legislative agenda for the year, including resisting changes to the Affordable Care Act, preserving the Medicare primary care bonus program, and repealing the Medicare sustainable growth rate.

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Editor's Note

Urinary incontinence is overlooked but treatable

By Jennifer Kearney-Strouse

This issue covers topics including urinary incontinence, the new drug class of SGLT2 inhibitors for diabetes, and more on the principles of diabetes care.

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