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Business experts urge small-practice doctors to take action

Speakers at a recent Business of Medicine Summit had some grim predictions and urgent alerts for attendees: “Start preparing for that storm that's partly on the coast but not here yet.”.
1 May 2013

Communication skills vital to cancer conversations

Cancer patients want information, but not in a way that makes them lose hope. Effective shared decision making and risk communication strategies can help.
1 Sep 2013

Look for subtle differences when evaluating acute diarrhea

For the few cases of diarrhea severe enough to warrant medical attention, consider infections, toxicity, food allergies and medicine reactions, says a speaker from Internal Medicine 2009.
1 Sep 2009

Urgent update on acute diarrhea

Unlike many of the conditions an internist treats, most doctors have had personal experience with diarrhea.
1 Jul 2009

Cause of chronic pancreatitis can be hard to pinpoint

This issue includes stories on diagnosing chronic pancreatitis and on transitioning medical practices into care teams.
1 Jan 2014

Hopes and fears abound at National Bundled Payment Summit

Expansion of bundled payments to chronic disease treatment for internists would be complicated, but it's garnering interest. Demonstration projects show that hospitals that reduced the cost of care were able to pay physicians up to an extra 25% of what they would normally earn for their services.
1 Jan 2012

The most promising drugs in the pipeline for primary care

An expert sorts through the drug research pipeline to find novel medicines that are relevant to internal medicine, including rivaroxaban for VTE, telcagepant for migraines and anacetrapib for increasing HDL.
1 Jul 2009

‘Year of the Lung’ draws attention to COPD, asthma

Chronic respiratory disease is projected to be the third most common cause of death by 2020, but it currently underestimated. This year's American Thoracic Society meeting focuses on issues to bring them to the attention of the rest of the medical community.
1 Jul 2010

Direct-to-consumer tests can cause headaches

This issue also covers ACP's guidance statements on HbA1c targets, culinary cooking as medicine, and NASA astronaut Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor, MD, FACP, and her journey into space.
1 Jun 2018

Many med students unprepared as PrEP prescribing increases

Limited knowledge, beliefs, and experiences regarding pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV have improved among current clinicians, but medical students haven't seen the same experience.
1 Jan 2018

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