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Photo by Rick Reinhart. But the good news is that recent declines in health care spending growth have made permanent resolution of this issue a little more likely, Robert B.
Physicians and medical students representing ACP took to Capitol Hill to discuss the sustainable growth rate formula, workforce issues, and liability reform.
Whether they were catching a Congressman in the hallway or pleading their personal stories to legislators, participants in ACP's annual Leadership Day were united in the message to their state representatives: save primary care. More than 400 ACP
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Internists descended on Capitol Hill to explain how the legislative process impedes good clinical care. The legislators agreed with the doctors on that. But disagreement on health care reform left physicians and politicians with a cynical view.
In other news, atrial fibrillation dramatically increases diabetic patients' risk of death, but that increase can be mitigated with blood-pressure medication, new data from the ADVANCE trial revealed. ... In the News comes from ACP InternistWeekly, an