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News Release Archive - January-June 2010

June 2010

6/30/2010 Resource Guide for Internists Released by ACP
6/29/2010 Internists Outline Comprehensive Federal Strategy to Control Tobacco Use; Current Piecemeal State Actions ‘Inconsistent’
6/22/2010 Internists to Congress: Unacceptable Failure to Stop Medicare Cut May Soon Cause ‘Irreparable’ Damage to Medicare
6/22/2010 Leading Health Groups Celebrate Final Effective Date of Tobacco Rule
6/18/2010 ACP Partners with CDC to Encourage HIV Testing as a Routine Part of Medical Care
6/16/2010 ACP Supports Announcement of Investments in Expansion of Primary Care Workforce
6/10/2010 ACP letter in support of the Stabenow amendment

May 2010

5/28/2010 ACP Statement on Congress’ Failure to Stop Medicare Physician Payment Cuts
5/25/2010 Associations Urge House to Protect Access to Physicians for Older Americans and Military Families
5/24/2010 Physician Assistants and Internists Reaffirm Need for Team-based Primary Care
5/20/2010 American College of Physicians Supports SGR Provision Of H.R. 4213 Statement by ACP President
5/19/2010 Annals Editor, Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP, Named President of Council of Science Editors
5/7/2010 ACP and ABIM Survey Finds General Internists Leave Practice Sooner, Less Satisfied with Career than Subspecialists
5/5/2010 ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist Win Awards for Excellence in Publishing
5/4/2010 Growth Hormone Significantly Improves Physical Performance in Recreational Athletes
5/3/2010 Primary Care Reform Relies on Teamwork, Management Skills. ACP leaders, practicing primary care internists available to react to article on new models of care and other elements of primary care

April 2010

4/23/2010 ACP Announces High-Value, Cost-Conscious Care Initiative
4/22/2010 Electronic Health Records Critical to Effective Reporting of Quality Measures Says ACP
4/22/2010 Publishes Updates on the Year’s Most Important Studies Affecting Internal Medicine
4/21/2010 ACP Signs on to CMSS Code for Interactions with Companies
4/15/2010 Medicare 21% Physician Payment Cut to Go Into Effect April 15
4/8/2010 New Internet-Based Resource to Support Health Information Technology Adoption
4/7/2010 Health Reform Law Likely to Improve Access to Affordable Coverage but Impact on Primary Care Access and Health Costs is 'Uncertain'
4/6/2010 Your Social Network May Affect Your Drinking Habits
4/5/2010 Healthcare Groups Collaborate On New Reference Guides For Personal Health Records
4/1/2010 Teaching Medicine Series Covers the Most Important Topics in Medical Education
4/1/2010 All You Need to Know about Adult Medicine is at Internal Medicine 2010

March 2010

3/21/2010 ‘Historic Time’ says American College of Physicians as it Applauds House for Passing Historic Legislation
3/18/2010 American College of Physicians Urges Congress to Vote “Yes” on Comprehensives Health Reform Legislation
3/18/2010 Residency Match Results Not Encouraging for Adults Needing Primary Care
3/16/2010 Panel: Properly Designed Pay-for-Performance Models can Support Medical Professionalism

February 2010

2/24/2010 Today the American College of Physicians (ACP) released a statement[PDF] on President Obama’s health insurance reform proposal. Attribution should be to Joseph W. Stubbs, MD, FACP, president of ACP.
2/22/2010 ACP Advocate Blog Cited as Best Health Policy/Ethics Weblog ‘One of the more influential professional association blogs out there,’ declares contest sponsor
2/17/2010 America’s Health Care System in State of Decline, Urgent Need to Move Forward on Essential Reforms American College of Physicians Tells President Obama and Congress
2/16/2010 Media Advisory: State of the Nation's Health Care Briefing to Address the Declining State of the Nation's Health Care: And, the Urgency of Moving Forward on Essential Reforms
2/16/2010 Pipe and Cigar Smoking Strongly Associated with Decreased Lung Function, COPD

January 2010

1/28/2010 Congressional Leaders Urged to Reach Agreement on Health Reform, Include Elements Critical to Primary Care
1/25/2010 This afternoon the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American College of Physicians (ACP), and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) sent out a joint letter to House and Senate leadership[PDF] and to President Obama[PDF].
1/12/2010 American College of Physicians One of 118 Organizations in Supporting Equality of Medicaid and Medicare Rates for Primary Care Services
1/12/2010 New Position Paper Offers Ethical Guidance to Physicians for Developing Mutually Supportive Patient-Physician-Caregiver Relationships
1/7/2010 ACP Tells Key Legislators ‘Health Reform Bill Must Include Strongest Possible Provisions to Help Ensure Supply of Primary Care Physicians’
1/7/2010 ACP Reminds Public to Get H1N1 Flu Shot

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