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An easy screen for an overlooked disease

Yet, according to experts, 95% of cases can and should be managed in the primary care setting. ... PAD is a primary care disease.”. Hirsch AT, Haskal ZJ, Hertzer NR, et al.
April 2011

Incontinence can hide in middle age

Women may suffer debilitating quality-of-life issues from urinary incontinence yet never mention it to their primary care physicians. ... Yet many women never mention the problem to their primary care physicians.
February 2015

Evaluating ‘weekend warrior’ knee injuries

Knee injuries are a common complaint attended to in the primary care setting. ... The workup on workout injuries is easy in a primary care setting, according to one orthopedist.
June 2011

ACP releases survey results about telehealth technology availability, use among internists | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Technology for remote care management (24%) or video visits (18%) is less widely available. ... ACP supports the expanded role of telemedicine in the primary care setting when used as a component of a patient's longitudinal care but recommends that
April 2019

Improving rural health takes effort, energy

KRHA is focusing on population-based health care with the organization's 35 primary care practices. ... As part of the Heart of New Ulm Project, primary care physicians initiate the outreach.
September 2015

High-value management of patients with GI symptoms

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, rectal bleeding, and chronic diarrhea can be controlled better by applying high-value care. ... Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common conditions encountered in primary care, and about 20% of the
June 2017

HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients

Do you use any IV drug? “I think it's fair to ask every primary care doctor to regularly ask those questions,” Dr. ... Managing and following patients who are at risk for HIV infection and are prescribed PrEP can be challenging for primary care
September 2014

Changes to Medicaid divide states, doctors

In many states, ACP members banded together with other primary care specialties to push for expansion. ... certification in a specialty considered primary care, such as internal medicine, or a majority of past Medicaid billings being primary care services
October 2013

New practice model evolves: ‘direct care’

Forrest said. The Affordable Care Act also has opened the door to direct primary care in another regard. ... Dr. Forrest maintains that there is a cultural difference between concierge and direct primary care.
January 2015

Genes, environment hold the keys to healthy aging

A: I was in the midst of my geriatrics fellowship at Harvard looking for a research project and was taking care of a panel of older patients, and lo and behold ... Q: For primary care physicians considering this research, what are some key factors to
May 2017

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