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Other proposed changes to ACGME requirements mentioned in the letter focus on greater attention to patient safety and quality improvement and resident and faculty well-being. ... Residents will be expected to compare their patients' care to quality
November 2016

Aiding patients' decisions on PSA screening

2. Is the patient more concerned about overdiagnosis, urinary incontinence, and sexual dysfunction, or other side effects of treatment? ... New Decision Tool for Prostate Cancer Testing, “ from CRICO/RMF, the patient safety and medical malpractice
July 2011

Candidates announced for Board of Governors Chair-elect Designee

He is a current member of the New York Chapter's Quality and Patient Safety Committee and is an associate editor of ACP Journal Club.
September 2013

Follow a few simple steps to ensure safety with vaccines

Chart documentation. How well are you documenting non-prescription medications in your patient charts? ... For more in patient safety issues, from the Center for Practice Innovation, see the April issue of ACP Internist and the next installment of its
March 2008

A primer in safe vaccine management

It's common sense, right? Yet all too often, practices make common errors that risk patient safety, result in regulatory non-compliance, and potentially cost money. ... It also can violate OSHA and other work safety regulations. Know the rules regarding
July 2010

ACP Highlights: What's new in other College publications

To nominate a colleague who made notable contributions to the field in 2008, whether through cost savings, improved work flow, patient safety, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement, readers can fill out
June 2008

Mandate puts e-prescribing on front burner

patient safety and efficiency benefits of electronic prescriptions. ... recently, with comments ranging from wholehearted support of e-prescribing to concerns about patient privacy and off-label prescribing.
September 2008

ACP's prescription for rising drug costs

We support rigorous price transparency standards for drugs developed from taxpayer-funded basic research and elimination of restrictions on using quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) in research funded by the ... Regulation. We believe that any program
May 2016

HIPAA omnibus final rule—it's time to brush up on the basics

notification. This means that practice management systems, electronic health records and e-prescribing vendors, clearinghouses, and patient safety organizations are directly liable for HIPAA compliance. ... In other words, if the insurer requests
May 2013

In this together

Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine, to improve patient safety by decreasing errors in diagnosis. ... That issue will never go away. Regardless of the strides made in improving accuracy of diagnosis and addressing threats to patient safety,
November 2017

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