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American College of Physicians to release new edition of Medical
Knowledge Self-Assessment Program
Philadelphia, May 1, 2015 - Internal medicine specialists and subspecialists will be able to update their knowledge, earn CME credit, or prepare for board certification with the 17th edition of the Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 17), being released by the American College of Physicians this summer.
Internists talk about MACRA and how it will affect physicians and patients
Boston, May 1, 2015 -- A summary of the key provisions of the new Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), H.R. 2 and an explanation of how it will put Medicare on a pathway to "value-based" payments was provided today at a press briefing, "Medicare payment, post-SGR: How will the new law transform how Medicare pays doctors?", during Internal Medicine Meeting 2015.
More than two dozen organizations join call by internists and others
for policies to reduce firearm injuries and deaths in U.S.
Boston, May 1, 2015 -- More than two dozen organizations today joined the American College of Physicians, seven other national health professional organizations, and the American Bar Association in calling for policies to help mitigate the rate of firearm injuries and deaths in the United States.
Video news story about ACP's Best Practice Advice for the proper time, test, and interval for cervical cancer screening featuring Dr. Tanveer Mir, a member of ACP's Clinical Guidelines Committee.
ACP in the News
|4/22/2015||ACP: Regulate E-Cigarettes, Ban Flavorings - Medpage Today|
|4/16/2015||Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote - Los Angeles Times|
|3/17/2015||A change of heart for cardiac screening - CBS News|
|3/17/2015||Too Much Cardiac Testing - The New York Times|
|3/12/2015||House Leaders Looking for Deal to Halt Medicare Payment Cuts - The New York Times|
|3/3/2015||Not Sure How to Stop Bedsores? New Guidelines May Help - Medpage Today|
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