Also, Paula S. Katz provides highlights from Digestive Disease Week, held last May and June in Chicago.
and we highlight ACP's leadership in addressing access to care and health care disparities for vulnerable and minority populations.
A recent Health Affairs blog post highlights empathy as a crucial element to good care and improved patient outcomes.
Outliers such as Turing Pharmaceuticals, which recently increased the price of the antiparasitic drug pyrimethamine (Daraprim) from $13.50 to $750 a pill, highlight extremes of the for-profit pharmaceutical industry.
The Annals analysis highlights one practical challenge for doctors: the extent to which they should consider a patient's other medical conditions when proposing screening, said Nichole Tanner, MD, an associate
Without further ado, some highlights:. For adults, 2.5 hours a week of moderately intense aerobic activities, like brisk walking or gardening, is enough to yield big benefits.
Following are highlights of items approved at the meeting:. Leadership program.
to highlight (that for) patients who get to hospitals early, we need to match that effort, and treat those patients more quickly," Dr.
Many readers have already discovered ACP Internist's blog, which is updated daily with the latest studies from scientific journals, highlights of medical conferences and other news of note.
Cleaning the House of Medicine. A recent report in JAMA Internal Medicine highlights prevailing medical practices that should be “reconsidered” in 2015 based on the weight of evidence.