After 10 years of annual mammography, more than half of women will receive at least one false-positive screen, and 7% to 9% will receive a false-positive biopsy recommendation, according to a study.
Patients with Barrett's esophagus may have a lower risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma than originally thought, according to a new study.
There's no definitive evidence that any single intervention reduces 30-day hospital readmissions, a literature review concluded.
The ERCI Institute and the FDA will co-organize an upcoming conference titled “Patient-Centeredness in Policy and Practice,” to be held Nov. 29-30 in Silver Spring, Md.
Fred Ralston Jr., MD, MACP, ACP's immediate past president and a practicing internist in Fayetteville, Tenn., blogs this month at KevinMD.com on remembering and fostering long-term relationships with patients as we make modifications to our health care system.
ACP members are invited to participate in ACP's Special Interest Groups, a private online community that allows members to share experiences, questions, and creative solutions with like-minded physicians at their own convenience.
The ACP Foundation held a National Stakeholder Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 to address gaps in the management of atrial fibrillation and the prevention of stroke.