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ACP issues position paper on patient-physician-caregiver relationships

More than 30 million people in the U.S. act as caregivers for individuals with acute and chronic illness.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2010/01/26/11.htm
26 Jan 2010

Tips for workplace wellness

With nearly 63% of physicians reporting one or more signs of burnout, two experts offered advice on making changes to help prevent it.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/07/tips-for-workplace-wellness.htm
1 Jul 2023

Telemedicine's time has arrived

As the need for remote health care expands, medical educators and residents continue to refine the best ways to teach and learn telemedicine.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2022/09/telemedicines-time-has-arrived.htm
1 Sep 2022

ACP offers solutions to problem of increased cost sharing for patients

Among other positions, ACP says that the health care system must accelerate its efforts to reduce overall health care spending in ways that do not rely principally on shifting the cost burden onto insured persons who cannot afford to pay more for their medical care.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2016/07/19/4.htm
19 Jul 2016

Physicians as patients with COVID-19

Physicians who contracted COVID-19 share their perspectives on how the disease has changed their personal and professional lives.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2022/01/physicians-as-patients-with-covid-19.htm
1 Jan 2022

Testosterone treatment may help sexual function, but not walking or vitality

Testosterone supplementation can improve sexual function, but the benefits were modest, tended to wane later in treatment, and were not as robust as those of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2016/02/23/1.htm
23 Feb 2016

Pros, cons of prolonged anticoagulation after a clot

Experts debate about provoked vs. unprovoked venous thromboembolism, and whether a once-high-risk patient can have that status removed later.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2020/02/pros-cons-of-prolonged-anticoagulation-after-a-clot.htm
1 Feb 2020

Cardiac rehab uptake remains low, despite benefits

Estimates from the American Heart Association suggest that only about 20% to 30% of eligible patients ever receive the intervention.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2022/03/cardiac-rehab-uptake-remains-low-despite-benefits.htm
1 Mar 2022

Internists interacting with retail clinics

Primary care physicians are seeing more patients after they've already been to a retail health clinic. Experts say that a more patient-centered model needs to evolve to combat the ease of seeking care outside the doctor's office.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2016/02/retail-clinics.htm
1 Feb 2016

Advance care planning should be a standard

Good advance care planning should happen early in the treatment process to ensure that any treatment reflects the patient's values, goals, hopes, and fears.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2016/11/end-of-life.htm
1 Nov 2016

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