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Serious adverse events frequent in outpatient care, review finds

Seven percent of outpatients experienced at least one adverse event, with drug events being the most common (63.8%), followed by health care-associated infections (14.8%) and surgical or procedural events (14.2%), according to an analysis of Massachusetts clinics.
7 May 2024

Remove stigma from licensure, credentialing applications

Applications often include vague questions about applicants' mental health diagnoses and treatment history, such as whether an applicant has ever received treatment for a mental health condition that could impair their ability to practice medicine.
1 May 2024

Enter ACP's abstract competitions for a chance to showcase your work

Categories include basic or clinical research, clinical vignette, high-value care, physician well-being and professional fulfillment, and quality improvement/patient safety, and the deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023.
7 Nov 2023

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, I.M. Matters Weekly from ACP.
1 Jan 2024

CME credits available in patient safety supplement

A supplement to the March 5 Annals of Internal Medicine, which offers 11 CME credits, focuses on a recent Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality–funded project, “Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices.”
5 Mar 2013

Support, empathy, system changes vital to battling burnout

It is important to provide support to physicians and learners in the ways they and their patients need it.
1 Mar 2024

ACP, New York chapter to collaborate to improve patient safety

ACP announced collaboration this month with the New York ACP chapter to extend New York's medical Near Miss Registry into a national patient safety reporting and professional educational program.
26 Jun 2012

ACP releases updated case modules on high-value care

The modules feature two to three brief cases that can be completed in under an hour and help internal medicine physicians enhance their clinical skills and deliver patient-centered, cost-effective care.
31 Oct 2023

Use caution with colchicine's many drug interactions

A coauthor of “The Top 100 Drug Interactions” offers advice for improved management of colchicine.
1 Sep 2023

3 ways to improve workplace culture

Three high-yield strategies apply to health care when creating a thriving work environment.
1 Jun 2023

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