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Welcome to the American College of Physicians' Newsroom. This page is designed to provide the latest ACP news and multimedia for the media, ACP members, and the general public.

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Statement from the American College of Physicians on the shootings in Oregon
October 1, 2015 -- The American College of Physicians, the largest medical specialty organization in the United States, expresses its sorrow about the horrific shootings in Oregon. We reiterate our position that firearm violence is a major public health problem that must be addressed by sensible regulations to reduce the likelihood of such tragic events.

American College of Physicians receives Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative award
Philadelphia, September 30, 2015 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) is one of 39 health care collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. ACP will receive up to $3 million over four years to provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians across the United States with tools, information, and network support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients' access to information, and spend health care dollars more wisely.

Doctors should stratify patients with suspected pulmonary embolism to determine diagnostic strategy
Philadelphia, September 29, 2015 -- When evaluating patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism, physicians should stratify patients into groups for whom different diagnostic strategies are appropriate, the American College of Physicians advises in a new paper published today in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Video news story featuring Dr. James Trauer discussing cognitive behavior therapy for chronic insomnia.

Video news story featuring Dr. William Yancy discussing how choice of diet affects weight loss success.

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9/10/2015 The Promise Of Telehealth: States Push For Insurance Coverage As Support For Virtual Healthcare Services Swells - International Business Times
9/18/2015 ACP to Jerry Brown: Veto Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill - MedPage Today
9/29/2015 Don't get drunk: advice college kids may not get from docs - Associated Press
9/29/2015 Physician-assisted suicide is not the answer - The Washington Post
9/29/2015 New Guidelines For Evaluation Of Pulmonary Emboli Released By American College Of Physicians - Forbes
9/29/2015 ACP Guideline Calls for Smarter Testing in PE Evaluation - MedPage Today

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Page Updated: October 2, 2015

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