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ACP offers recommendations to Congress for health care reform

May 23, 2017

Today, the ACP released a new policy agenda containing several recommendations for Congress to improve American health care.

The paper, titled A Prescription for a Forward-Looking Agenda to Improve American Health Care, emphasizes ACP’s view that it is time to cease the “unfruitful” debate over repealing and replacing the ACA. Instead ACP urges Congress and the administration to create and implement a “forward-thinking agenda” for health care reform in collaboration with ACP and other clinician and patient advocacy organizations.

CMHC names four to Senior Planning Committee

May 23, 2017
The Cardiometabolic Health Congress announced that four experts have been appointed as members of its Senior Planning Committee for the 2017-2018 CMHC educational…

EXSCEL: Exenatide meets primary safety objective for CV risk in type 2 diabetes

May 23, 2017
Top-line results from the EXSEL trial show the GLP-1 receptor agonist exenatide extended release met the primary safety objective of non-inferiority for major adverse…
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Consider benefit, embolic event risk in left atrial appendage isolation

May 23, 2017
CHICAGO — Electrical isolation of the left atrial appendage during reablation in patients with recurrent atrial fibrillation may confer benefit but is also…
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Study finds patients with AS, PsA or uSpA had greater risks for acute coronary syndrome, stroke events

May 23, 2017
Patients with ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis or undifferentiated spondyloarthritis had greater risks for acute coronary syndrome and stroke events compared…
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