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American College of Physicians and MedU collaborate to bring High Value
Care course to medical students
Philadelphia, July 7, 2014 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) and MedU have collaborated to create an online High Value Care course for medical students based on a curriculum developed by ACP and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM).
American College of Physicians recommends against screening pelvic examination in adult, asymptomatic, average risk, non-pregnant women
ACP's new evidence-based guideline finds that harms of screening pelvic examination outweigh any demonstrated benefits
PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2014 -- Many women and physicians believe that a pelvic examination should be part of annual well visits, but an analysis of the current evidence by ACP shows that the harms outweigh any demonstrated benefits.
ACP Reacts to Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act's Coverage Mandates
Washington, June 30, 2014 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) is deeply concerned about the adverse impact on healthcare that may result from today’s Supreme Court ruling that allows “closely held” for-profit employers to opt-out of evidence-based contraceptive coverage requirements. We believe that this decision will make it more difficult for women to access affordable contraceptives, and potentially, open the door for for-profit employers to seek additional exemptions from other evidence-based coverage requirements established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Video news story about ACP's evidence-based recommendations for treating obstructive sleep apnea featuring ACP President Dr. Molly Cooke.
ACP in the News
|6/11/2014||Is gun violence a public health issue? - CBS News|
|6/11/2014||Major Medical Organizations Establish Ambitious Diabetes Registry - Forbes|
|5/27/2014||New diabetes treatment strategies for primary care to boost patient adherence - Medical Economics|
|5/21/2014||Docs continue to prescribe antibiotics for acute bronchitis - Reuters Health|
|5/1/2014||More Practices Adopt Team-Based Model Of Medicine - CBS New York|
Page Updated: July 7, 2014