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How to survive private practice and have a life

It's not too late to start reporting quality data to Medicare and receive a bonus payment. Learn how to submit claims on 15 consecutive eligible Medicare patients to receive a bonus of 1.5% of allowed Medicare charges from July 1 to Dec. 31.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/07/practice.htm
1 Jul 2008

Diagnosing a disorder with few symptoms

Hypercalcemia can have absent, few or nondifferential symptoms, but the condition can indicate the presence of major diseases such as breast cancer. Experts review how to quickly apply a high index of suspicion to make a diagnosis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/03/hypercalcemia.htm
1 Mar 2012

Advance directives are the beginning of care, not the end

Despite the best planning, patients may change their minds at the end of life once they recognize their unique situations and their sometimes surprising decisions.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/07/gray.htm
1 Jul 2012

Internists taking primary care to the streets

Practicing medicine changes when homeless patients don't have a phone, food or access to first aid. Free health care programs have been converting buses and vans into clinics on wheels as they discover that mobile care is an effective way to reach homeless patients.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/03/two.htm
1 Mar 2008

Army physicians on the front line of infectious disease research

Walter Reed's infectious disease unit travels the globe to identify and combat the world's deadliest infectious diseases. Driven to find vaccines that protect troops stationed overseas, the work quickly benefits civilian populations, too.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/02/army.htm
1 Feb 2010

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly

Elderly patients may have many concerns on their mind. Maintaining their independence and managing their finances are two. But when does worry become anxiety? And how can internists not only manage chronic diseases but also ensure that patients are able to care for themselves?.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/01/elderly.htm
1 Jan 2013

Physicians practice putting mind over matter

Meditation techniques help physicians maintain an open outlook.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/01/mind.htm
1 Jan 2008

Med schools promoting care for underserved

To encourage primary care careers, medical schools are offering students shortened specialty rotations in favor of fast-track graduation, half-tuition forgiveness and having students follow patients wherever they go in the health system. Different teaching models emphasize continuity of care over snapshots of diagnoses, and place students in the clinics where they can fulfill the nation's need for rural care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/02/education.htm
1 Feb 2010

‘Preventive ethics' come into play when a DNR is confusing

A case study examines how a hospitalist handled confusing and conflicting demands placed by a do-not-resuscitate order.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/04/three.htm
1 Apr 2008

Coverage from Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 highlights future of medicine

This issue also covers ACP's Leadership Day event, an annual gathering of members in Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress and their staffers.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/07/coverage-from-internal-medicine-meeting-2018-highlights-future-of-medicine.htm
1 Jul 2018

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