There's a lot that primary care clinicians can do to treat opioid addiction, but stigma about the condition, as well as laws and other regulations, throw up barriers.
1 Oct 2017
The MAVEN Project (Medical Alumni Volunteer Expert Network) is seeking volunteer physician-alumni from U.S. accredited medical schools and training programs to serve the urgent needs of patients with limited access to expert medical care. Volunteers are needed for a spring pilot and beyond.
31 Mar 2015
ACP Internist Weekly has tallied the voting from its latest cartoon contest, where readers are invited to match wits against their peers to provide the most original and amusing caption.
20 Oct 2015
ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.
6 Oct 2015
Health care systems are creating transportation programs to shuttle patients not only to appointments, but to pharmacies and locations to help with treatment.
1 Nov 2018
In an increasingly technological word, narrative medicine allows a physician to understand a patient's unique situation, to hear his or her story, and to imagine the world being described.
1 Feb 2019
Physicians can use new billing codes to garner reimbursement for online services based on time, as well as chronic care management, principal care management, and transitional care management.
1 Apr 2020
This issue covers topics including management of lupus, the effect of telemedicine on primary care practice, and new approaches to treating Clostridium difficile.
1 Nov 2014
This issue also covers racial disparities and COVID-19, conference coverage on diabetes and LGBTQ care, and myocardial infarction in the elderly.
1 Sep 2020
Smart watches and fitness trackers could offer a remote connection to patients, as well as a way of tracking their progress on meeting health goals. But their application depends on the patient and the physician.
1 Nov 2015