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ACP finds that cognitive behavioral therapy and second generation
antidepressants are similarly effective treatments for adults with major
Philadelphia, February 9, 2016 -- Doctors should select cognitive behavioral therapy or second generation antidepressants to treat adults with major depressive disorder, the American College of Physicians recommends in a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine.
ACP Response to CMS’s Request for Information: Certification Frequency and Requirements for Reporting of Quality Measures Under CMS Programs
Letter also offers ACP recommendations
Washington, January 27, 2016 — The American College of Physicians (ACP) today sent a letter to Andy Slavitt, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), responding to CMS’s request for information on the certification frequency and requirements for reporting of quality measures under CMS programs[CMS-3323-NC].
ACP letter to Senate Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group urges
additional recommendations to improve care of patients with chronic
Washington, January 26, 2016 -- The American College of Physicians today submitted a detailed letter with comments on the Senate Finance Committee's Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group policy options document.
Video news story featuring ACP President Dr. Wayne Riley discussing discussing treatments for major depressive disorder.
ACP in the News
|02/09/2016||New depression guidelines offer a drug-free treatment for some patients - TODAY|
|02/04/2016||New vaccines for HPV, meningitis recommended for kids and adults - CNN|
|01/25/2016||'Concierge medicine' is reaching new markets - USA Today|
|01/25/2016||The triple aim must turn into the quadruple aim. Here’s why. - KevinMD|
|01/21/2016||Fighting a Cold? Here's the One Thing Experts Suggest Avoiding - Glamour|
Page Updated: February 10, 2016