https://acpinternist.org/archives/2015/10/success.htm. The handoff to a new doctor is a risky time for patients, who may not return for care or see the right resident.
Our Success Story looks at an ACP-led quality improvement project in Kentucky that helped 8 practices see significant improvements in screening for clinical depression, assessing and managing chronic pain, and ... Finally, this issue features the 10th
Our story looks at reasons for patients' nonadherence to hypertension treatment and how multifactorial interventions can help. ... In addition, our Success Story focuses on one such intervention that uses technology to involve hypertensive patients more
With patients likely to decline all vaccinations, of any kind, due mainly to concerns about safety or adverse effects, physicians opted to work with ACP's “I Raise the Rates” initiative as a quality improvement project.
A multicomponent intervention to smooth hospital discharges back into primary care involved a personal visit to every hospitalized patient.
Our story explains how to manage myalgia in statin-treated patients by pinpointing the cause and then adjusting therapy accordingly. ... A Success Story details a novel model that uses principles of chronic disease management to help improve rates of
In our cover story, Charlotte Huff looks at how doctors can consider testing and treatment requests and refuse those that are inappropriate without harming the doctor-patient relationship. ... For details on a group visit approach to managing
or caregivers to interact with them.” (For more on one intervention to combat loneliness in those homebound during COVID-19, read the Success Story in this issue.).
The remarkable PCIP success story shows why ACP can't just pay attention to the forest, but also must nurture and protect the trees of health reform to the benefit of
Top Story—Feature article or Q&A with a hospital medicine expert. Rotating Feature—Newman's Notions, Success Story, Brief Case, or FDA Update.