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A new vision for health care

ACP's vision for health care entails a series of policy papers and editorials outlining improvements to the U.S. health care system.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/07/a-new-vision-for-health-care.htm
1 Jul 2020

Breathing easier from hospital to home

A substantial percentage of patients prescribed home oxygen at hospital discharge after an acute COPD exacerbation no longer meet the criteria two to three months later.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/10/breathing-easier-from-hospital-to-home.htm
1 Oct 2020

Can medical practices provide vaccine incentives?

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, clinicians and organizations can temporarily offer incentives to get people vaccinated without violating federal anti-kickback statutes if certain safeguards are met.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/10/can-medical-practices-provide-vaccine-incentives.htm
1 Oct 2021

Annual face time between patients and physicians rose since 1979 due to longer visits

A racial/ethnic gap in time spent with physicians widened over the three studied decades, with White patients getting 22.9 and 14.7 minutes more per year than Black and Hispanic patients, respectively, by 2018.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/06/14/1.htm
14 Jun 2022

There's more to Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit

Clinicians and office staff can benefit from a refresher course about how to code claims correctly for prompt payment.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/11/coding.htm
1 Nov 2014

Risk for poor outcomes greater among disadvantaged older adults after ICU admission, study finds

Medicare/Medicaid dual-eligible patients had a 28% increased risk of disability and 9.8-fold greater odds of being diagnosed with probable dementia after an ICU stay compared to non-dual-eligible older patients.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/03/08/5.htm
8 Mar 2022

Racism in the record?

Two authors discuss their recent study finding that Black patients were twice as likely as White patients to be described with negative words in their history and physical notes, particularly in inpatient records.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/04/racism-in-the-record.htm
1 Apr 2022

Frail elderly account for majority of potentially preventable Medicare spending

Among the many steps needed to provide high-value care for every high-need, high-cost older adult are a faster shift toward value-based health care; new data collection, analysis, and treatment planning; and new models for payment and patient assignment, an editorial stated.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/10/17/4.htm
17 Oct 2017

Finances can offer clues to cognitive problems

A study found that patients with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias were more likely to miss payments on credit accounts as early as six years before diagnosis and to develop subprime credit scores 2.5 years before diagnosis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/05/finances-can-offer-clues-to-cognitive-problems.htm
1 May 2022

Racial, ethnic disparities persist in U.S. health care access, spending

Recent studies looked at differences by race and ethnicity in quality of ambulatory care for patients with Medicare Advantage versus traditional Medicare, health status and health care access, and health care spending over time.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/24/4.htm
24 Aug 2021

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