In her final column, ACP's outgoing President looks ahead at the College's priorities and challenges to advance the dialogue that will move us into the coming decade.
A gradual shift toward value-based health care is putting a greater premium on the extra staff members who may be needed to achieve it, and there are simple ways for practices to make the staffing choices that are right for their practice and the real world.
Two ACP position papers offer guidance on the role primary care physicians can play in addressing traditionally nonmedical issues, often known as the social determinants of health, and how they encourage the development of patient-centered care.
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
A 27-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-month history of fatigue, arthralgia, and myalgia. She has a history of urinary tract infections. Medications are an oral contraceptive pill and as-needed naproxen for pain. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and urine microscopy, what is the most likely diagnosis?