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Report on nurses' scope of practice requires clarification

An Institute of Medicine report comes at a transformational time for health care in America. How this report changes scope of practice issues and nurses' interactions with physicians will affect the team-based approach sought from new health care models.
1 Feb 2011

ACP supports new facility guidelines on primary care and gynecology procedures

The guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the National Partnership for Women & Families aim to improve health care without putting burdens on patients or clinicians.
5 Feb 2019

Action taken, more work needed on prior authorization

The issue of prior authorization is a legislative priority for ACP.
1 Mar 2024

Be sure not to miss ACP's many health policy efforts

ACP recently released two important new policy papers on ensuring equitable access to elections and physician leadership of team-based models for patient care.
1 Jan 2024

Physicians, advanced practice clinicians may order similar amounts of low-value care for certain conditions, study finds

Advanced practice clinicians were not significantly more likely than physicians to order antibiotics, CT/MRI, or radiography, or to refer patients to other physicians for upper respiratory infections, back pain, or headache.
21 Jun 2016

Manage symptoms of menopause

As a clinical diagnosis with several effective treatments, genitourinary syndrome of menopause falls within the internal medicine physician's broad domain.
1 Jul 2023

ACP issues policy recommendations on retail health clinics

Retail health clinics should serve as an episodic alternative to care from an established primary care practice for relatively healthy patients without complex medical histories, among other recommendations.
20 Oct 2015

The more you know … the more you know

Physicians should be in charge of health care teams because of the breadth and quality of their medical education.
1 Jan 2023

Nurses tapped for more training, bigger role in health care

Nurses tapped for more training, bigger role in health care
12 Oct 2010

Chapter advocacy key to advancing ACP's priorities

ACP's legislative staff are following four key court cases on affirmative action, gun violence, climate change, and women's reproductive health care rights.
1 Jun 2022

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