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American College of Physicians issues High Value Care recommendations for management of high blood glucose in hospitalized patients
PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2013 - High blood glucose is associated with poor outcomes in hospitalized patients, and use of intensive insulin therapy (IIT) to control hyperglycemia is a common practice in hospitals. But the recent evidence does not show a consistent benefit and even shows harms associated with the use of IIT, according to the American College of Physicians' Clinical Guidelines Committee in a new evidence-based paper published today online in the American Journal of Medical Quality.
Internists Testify on Developing 'A Viable Medicare Physician Payment Policy' that Will Repeal SGR
ACP Testimony to Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Recommends Key Elements for Plan That Emphasizes Graduated Approach to Rewarding Quality and Effectiveness
(Washington) “The American College of Physicians (ACP) strongly supports a phased approach to repealing the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and progressing to better, value-based payment and delivery models,” Charles Cutler, MD, FACP, chair of the ACP Board of Regents, today told the House Ways and Means Health subcommittee.
AmericanEHR Partners offers Meaningful Use attestation data for 444
certified EHR products
May 6. 2013 - AmericanEHR Partners has incorporated Meaningful Use attestation data directly from HealthData.gov into its EHR product and comparison searches, enabling providers to see products that are achieving Meaningful Use and helping their users obtain funding as well as how products are performing from a satisfaction perspective.
A video news story about ACP's evidence-based recommendations for prostate cancer screening features ACP President Dr. David Bronson.
ACP in the News
|5/21/2013||TV ads for drugs can raise awareness but may not be right for you - The Washington Post|
|5/21/2013||Preventive screenings can save lives - The Washington Post|
|5/21/2013||Most patient education materials suffer from lack of readability, study says - Modern Healthcare|
|5/17/2013||Meet the Albert Einsteins of medical jeopardy - Philly.com|
|5/14/2013||Hospitals promote screenings that experts say many people do not need - The Washington Post|
|5/10/2013||ACP testifies in support of phased SGR repeal - Phys Biz Tech|
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