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Internists Urge Postponement of Start of Meaningful Use Stage 3
Letter emphasizes modifications in EHR Incentive Program, PQRS and VBPM programs that were unanticipated prior to MACRA passage
Washington, May 28, 2015 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) today called on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take advantage of “the opportunity presented by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) by postponing the start of Stage 3.”
American College of Physicians releases High Value Care screening
advice for five common cancers
Philadelphia, May 19, 2015 -- In a paper published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians (ACP) issued advice for screening average risk adults without symptoms for five common cancers: breast, colorectal, ovarian, prostate, and cervical. In a companion piece also published in Annals, ACP outlined a framework for thinking about the value of varying intensities of cancer screening.
Survey of physicians shows EHR system market share by vendor
PHILADELPHIA, May 18, 2015 -- A new report from AmericanEHR Partners based on a survey of nearly 1,400 clinicians suggests that the electronic health records (EHR) marketplace for large practices is focused on a narrower selection of products in contrast to the larger variety of EHR systems being used in small practices.
Video news story featuring ACP President Dr. Wayne J. Riley discussing ACP's High Value Care screening advice for average risk adults without symptoms for five common cancers: breast, colorectal, ovarian, prostate, and cervical.
ACP in the News
|5/19/2015||Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say - Los Angeles Times|
|5/19/2015||Which cancer screenings do you need? Doctors weigh in on 5 most important - Today Show|
|5/19/2015||Doctor group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening - Associated Press|
|5/19/2015||Less frequent cancer screening possible for many people, doctors say - Reuters|
|5/12/2015||Doctors' group supports LGBT-inclusive policies, same-sex marriage - Reuters|
|5/2/2015||Taking Aim at Gun Violence: ACP Builds Coalition - Medpage Today|
|5/2/2015||Suffolk DA backs universal background checks for gun purchases - Boston Globe|
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