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Higher intensity workouts help to improve glucose levels
Philadelphia, March 3, 2015– Patients at risk for diabetes or heart disease may want to choose their workout intensity based on health goals, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
American College of Physicians releases new guidelines for preventing
and treating bedsores
Philadelphia, March 3, 2015 -- The American College of Physicians today published two evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in Annals of Internal Medicine for the prevention and treatment of bedsores, also called pressure ulcers. Bedsores commonly occur in people with limited mobility, such as those in hospitals or long-term care settings.
Internists Testify That Reducing Administrative Burden is Critical to Healthcare Quality and Efficiency
Prior Authorization for referrals especially pertinent to ACP membership and patients they care for
Washington, February 26, 2015 - “Electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information technology (IT) have the potential to improve quality, safety and value,” Peter Basch, MD, FACP, the chair of the Medical Informatics Committee of the American College of Physicians (ACP) said today. “None of that potential can be realized if EHRs and other health IT do not reduce burden.”
ACP in the News
|2/25/2015||Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths - U.S. News and World Report|
|2/24/2015||Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths - Healthday|
|2/24/2015||Medical Societies Call for Reducing Gun-Related Injury, Death - Medscape Today|
|2/12/2015||Which doctors should "own" end-of-life planning? -Reuters|
|1/14/2015||Guidelines presented for clinical documentation in 21st century - Medical Xpress|
|1/9/2015||Shots May Trump Pills for Knee Arthritis Pain - Daily Rx|
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