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ACP in the News Archive - 2013

December 2013

12/23/2013 American College Of Physicians Urges Stricter Controls To Address Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic - Forbes
12/20/2013 ACP Issues Wake-up Call on Prescription Drug Abuse - Medpage Today
12/12/2013 ACP: Increase screening for second leading cause of cancer-related deaths - Kevin MD
12/12/2013 Why the Affordable Care Act is worth fighting for - Kevin MD
12/10/2013 American College of Physicians issues new policy to curb painkiller abuse - CBS News
12/10/2013 The Dangers of Prescription Painkillers - ABC News
12/10/2013 Why MDs Abuse Prescription Drugs - ABC News
12/10/2013 Doctors' Group Urges Tighter Controls on Prescription Painkillers - Philly.com
12/10/2013 Prime Time: ACP Speaks on Drugs of Abuse - Medpage Today
12/5/2013 SGR: Once More Kicked Down the Road? - Medpage Today
12/3/2013 New Guideline Recommends Conservative Treatment for Heart Patients with Anemia - Forbes
12/3/2013 Guidance Issued for Anemia in Heart Disease - Medpage Today
12/2/2013 Doctors Groups Share Concerns About Narrow Networks, Confusion With White House - The Washington Post
12/2/2013 White House Talks ACA With Docs, Nurses - Medpage Today

November 2013

11/27/2013 Doctors: New Health Care Plans Raise Red Flags - Wall Street Journal
11/25/2013 Medicaid enrollment rising fast under ACA - Philly.com
11/21/2013 Physicians Praise End to SGR in Draft But Worry About Freeze to Reimbursements - Bloomberg BNA
11/15/2013 Just Say No: 10 Common Medical Tests That May Do More Harm Than Good - Forbes
11/15/2013 People are Signing up in Droves for Obamacare, but not for Private Insurance - Philly.com
11/14/2013 ACP: Practicing high value care and overcoming patients' concerns - Kevin MD
11/12/2013 RUC committee takes steps toward transparency - Medical Economics
11/12/2013 Analyzing the bipartisan plan to repeal the SGR - Kevin MD
11/5/2013 Reform Medicare's physician payment system - The Hill
11/1/2013 Bipartisan proposal calls for SGR repeal, fee-for-service fix - Modern Healthcare

October 2013

10/29/2013 Kidney Disease Costs Medicare $41 Billion a Year and Yet Often Goes Undetected - Wall Street Journal
10/29/2013 Doctors Push to Screen Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C - Wall Street Journal
10/28/2013 Obamacare and Hurricane Katrina - Philly.com
10/22/2013 No Support For Broad Screening Of Chronic Kidney Disease - Forbes
10/22/2013 ACP Guidelines: Do Not Screen Asymptomatic Adults for CKD - Medscape Today
10/16/2013 Pay and Practice: Budget Deal Muddles SGR Fix - Medpage Today
10/16/2013 Management Code From CMS Found Wanting - Medpage Today
10/16/2013 ACP: Making the most of opportunities to get people immunized - Kevin MD
10/7/2013 Shutdown Imperils Public Health and Doc Fix, Societies Say - Medscape Today
10/1/2013 What Happens During Obstructive Sleep Apnea? - Huffington Post
10/1/2013 Health: Affordable Care Act Might Not Directly Affect You, But It May Change What You Do When You're Sick Article, Video - KYW (CBS Philly)

September 2013

9/27/2013 ACA Countdown: Docs Seen as Key Outreach Partners - Medpage Today
9/26/2013 Health: Flu Vaccine: New Options Available This Year Article, Video - KYW (CBS Philly)
9/25/2013 Lose Weight Before Trying Other Sleep Apnea Treatments - NPR
9/25/2013 New Guidelines on Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Medscape Today
9/24/2013 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Recommendations Released - Huffington Post
9/24/2013 Weight loss should be first line of defense against sleep apnea - FOX News
9/24/2013 ACP releases online tool for internal medicine doctors - Modern Healthcare
9/24/2013 Sleep Apnea? Lose Weight, ACP Urge - Medpage Today
9/18/2013 ACP Hedges in Debate on Scope of Practice - Medpage Today
9/18/2013 ACP paper outlines 'fresh thinking' for team-based care - Modern Healthcare
9/18/2013 Varenicline's Neuropsychiatric Safety Concerns Allayed: "Reassuring" Data - Medscape Today
9/17/2013 Team Care: ACP Outlines Framework - Medscape Today
9/13/2013 American College of Physicians Sends MU2 Concerns, Recommendations to HHS - Becker's Hospital Review

August 2013

8/23/2013 The big problem with most social media policies for physicians - Modern Medicine
8/23/2013 How EHR design enhances clinical encounters - Phys Biz Tech
8/20/2013 Antibiotics Do's and Don'ts - The Wall Street Journal
8/15/2013 American College of Physicians Center to Promote Patient-Centered Care - Becker's Hospital Review
8/14/2013 Care for back pain often out of sync with medical guidelines - American Medical News
8/14/2013 New initiative announced for patient-doc collaboration - Medical Xpress
8/13/2013 A med school study app taps pop culture to reinforce learning - Med City News
8/12/2013 New ACP center proposes partnership to patients - Phys Biz Tech
8/12/2013 Politicos, medical groups renew cries to repeal Medicare's SGR formula - Medical Economics
8/12/2013 Sanjay Gupta: 'I Apologize' for Anti-Marijuana Advocacy - U.S. News and World Report
8/7/2013 Morning Rounds with Dr. LaPook: Should you get screened for artery blockage? - CBS News
8/7/2013 ACP launches campaign to educate public on internists - Modern Healthcare
8/6/2013 7 mistakes doctors commonly make for back pain - The Boston Globe
8/1/2013 SGR Repeal Bill Moves to Full House Vote - Medpage Today

July 2013

7/31/2013 More people using prescription narcotics for back pain, study finds - Today Show
7/31/2013 Lots of meds, too little back-pain relief: survey - Chicago Sun Times
7/30/2013 More people using prescription narcotics for back pain, study finds - NBC News
7/30/2013 Patients with back pain often get the wrong treatment - USA Today
7/30/2013 Back pain treatment often not in line with guidelines - Chicago Tribune
7/26/2013 Draft physician payment bill attracts support - Phys Biz Tech
7/26/2013 The SGR repeal bill increases physician payment by 0.5% annually. Is that a fair amount? - Medical Economics
7/24/2013 SGR Repeal Bill Gains Broad Support - Medpage Today
7/22/2013 Medicare proposes doctor pay for complex chronic care management - American Medical News
7/15/2013 51% of physicians use tablets to access EHRs, survey shows - Medical Economics
7/15/2013 Is Congress really serious about fixing the SGR this time? - Medical Economics
7/15/2013 What's delaying the primary care Medicaid payment boost? - Medical Economics
7/12/2013 Most men don't discuss prostate cancer screening with doctors - FOX News
7/11/2013 MOC: Debate intensifies as Medicare penalties loom - Medical Economics
7/10/2013 SGR repeal and blended payments backed by ACP - Phys Biz Tech
7/9/2013 Many Men Not Told Pros, Cons of PSA Testing, Survey Finds - U.S. News and World Report
7/9/2013 Reform Update: Low-income patients prefer hospitals for primary care - Modern Healthcare
7/2/2013 Overprescribed Medical Tests for Healthy People - Yahoo! News

June 2013

6/29/2013 8 Things to Know About Going Gluten-Free - Women's Day
6/28/2013 Unnecessary Screenings: 4 Medical Tests You May Not Need - The Huffington Post
6/27/2013 10 internists that physicians should follow on Twitter - Medical Economics
6/26/2013 Reform Update: Providers likely to feel pressure as Medicaid gets new enrollees - Modern Healthcare
6/24/2013 Many common medical tests and treatments are unnecessary - Consumer Reports
6/18/2013 Rules let personal physicians craft wellness program alternatives - American Medical News
6/17/2013 PCMH: A closer look at a trend changing healthcare delivery - Medical Economics
6/14/2013 Physicians' top 5 most-used medical apps for smartphones and tablets - Medical Economics
6/13/2013 Two-thirds of physicians in ACOs say they've not benefitted financially - Medical Economics
6/13/2013 ACP delivers input to House committee on draft SGR-repeal legislation - Phys Biz Tech
6/12/2013 Healing the Overwhelmed Physician - The New York Times
6/12/2013 Visiting the doctor - Chicago Tribune
6/11/2013 Growing diabetes problem signals adherence challenges - Medical Economics
6/10/2013 EHR User-Friendliness Ranked (and Spanked) - Medscape
6/4/2013 ACP lays out ways to improve Medicare physician payment - Phys Biz Tech
6/3/2013 PSA Screening: New Round Of Guidelines Emphasizes Importance Of Weighing Harms And Benefits - Kaiser Health News

May 2013

5/31/2013 Evidence for Medical Homes Still Evolving - Medpage Today
5/31/2013 EHR design: The key to moving beyond paper - Phys Biz Tech
5/29/2013 Campaign Urges Smokers to Enlist Doctors' Help in Quitting - Philly.com
5/29/2013 Intense Glucose Control Not Needed in ICU - Medpage Today
5/29/2013 Blurring the lines of ethics when doctors use social media - Kevin MD
5/24/2013 Physician groups band together on quit-smoking campaign - Phys Biz Tech
5/23/2013 CDC, Medical Groups Urge Smoker-Doc Chats - Medpage Today
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
5/9/2013 Physicians, Lawmakers Nearing Consensus On Doc Pay System, but Cost Remains Issue - Bloomberg BNA
5/8/2013 Many medical guidelines don't consider costs - Chicago Tribune
5/8/2013 Uniform Quality Measures Sought for an SGR Repeal - Medpage Today
5/7/2013 EHR dissatisfaction: A tech or people problem? - Government Health IT

April 2013

4/30/13 Your Online Image: Policy from the ACP - Medscape Today
4/29/13 Readers: PSA Test OK, Aggressive Tx is Not - Medpage Today
4/23/13 Exercise and weight loss may have long-term benefits against sleep apnea - The Washington Post
4/22/13 5 surprising ways to deal with spring allergies - The Boston Globe
4/19/13 Physicians encourage patients to be savvy consumers - Phys Biz Tech
4/18/13 Advice For Physicians: How To Behave Online - Forbes
4/17/13 Obesity experts and doctors team up to offer free weight-loss tools for patients and providers - Chicago Tribune
4/17/13 There's no doctor to see you - PhysBizTech
4/16/13 Helping heart patients avoid hospital time - MarketWatch
4/16/13 Rules for MDs who email, friend or tweet - MarketWatch
4/15/13 Decline Facebook 'Friend' Appeals from Patients, Groups Say - MedPage Today
4/15/13 Doctors told to procede with extreme caution on social media - CBS News
4/12/13 Doctors urged to pause before they post, text or e-mail - USA Today
4/11/13 ACP releases new patient education materials - Medical Economics
4/11/13 "Pause before posting", and other tips for doctors online - Boston.com

March 2013

3/27/13 MRI for Low Back Problems Deemed 'Overused' - Medpage Today
3/26/13 Push for wellness continues - Medical Economics
3/19/13 More Medical School Seniors Choose Internal Medicine Residencies - Becker's Hospital Review
3/18/13 Match Day 2013 results are good for future internal-medicine patient - Los Angeles Times
3/18/13 Curb Expense of Drug Side Effects - Wall Street Journal
3/12/13 Colonoscopy May Be Overused in Older Adults, Study Finds - Bloomberg Businessweek
3/8/2013 EHR user satisfaction decreasing, according to study - Medical Economics
3/7/2013 Dissatisfaction with EHRs Rising, Survey Finds - Medpage Today
3/6/2013 End of fee-for-service need be nigh, physician commission declares - Phys Biz Tech
3/6/2013 EHR user satisfaction decreasing, according to study - Medical Economics
3/6/2013 Physicians air EHR frustrations - Healthcare IT News
3/5/2013 If Practices Don't Change, EHRs Lose Money - Medpage Today
3/1/2013 Report: Kill Fee-For-Service by Decade's End - Medpage Today

February 2013

2/28/2013 Sequestration's 2% Medicare cuts loom over physicians - Medical Economics
2/22/2013 ACP Wants More Reforms - Medpage Today
2/19/2013 Medicare SGR repeal price tag plummets - American Medical News
2/15/2013 Repealing SGR Raises Questions for Congress - Medpage Today
2/12/2013 State of the Union: Light on Health - Medpage Today
2/7/2013 House Bill Will Repeal SGR, Raise Doc Pay Yearly - Medpage Today
2/4/2013 HIPAA gets tougher on physicians - American Medical News

January 2013

1/28/2013 Proposed meaningful use stage 3 criticized as hasty and too strict - American Medical News
1/17/2013 HIMSS, ACP also weigh in on Stage 3 MU - Modern Healthcare
1/16/2013 ACP Calls for Flu Shot for All Health Workers - MedPage Today
1/10/2013 IBC continuing to promote 'medical homes' concept to doctors - Philadelphia Business Journal
1/8/2013 Copying old information common in electronic medical records, study finds - FOX News
1/7/2013 Copying common in electronic medical records - Reuters
1/4/2013 Bargain Over Fiscal Cliff Brings Changes To Health Care - NPR
1/3/2013 Physician groups respond to SGR patch with relief, disappointment - Modern Medicine