American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting

The latest news from the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting along with researcher interviews and clinician insight.

Meeting News

Dos and don’ts for PCPs when discussing dementia with patients

April 23, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Discussions between primary care physicians and patients about dementia are challenging, particularly when patients begin to…
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Internists ‘ideally suited’ to handle changing dynamic of obstructive sleep apnea

April 21, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — ‘Old school’ mindsets regarding obstructive sleep apnea, such as who treats these patients and components of the…
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Four FDA approvals PCPs need to know about

April 21, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — The fact that 2017 was a record-breaking year for FDA approvals did not make it any easier to pick the most important medications…
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VIDEO: Tips for improving MIPS score, avoiding penalties

April 21, 2018
NEW ORLEANS – A practice assessment of a practice’s documentation policies is an important step that may reveal some of the reporting…
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ACP continues to promote physician well-being, professional satisfaction

April 21, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — ACP provided an update of their physician well-being, professional satisfaction and “Patients before Paperwork”…
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Let guidelines guide, but also trust judgment

April 21, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — CVD puts a significant burden on health care in the United States, making the right diagnosis critical; however, a presenter here…
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PCPs must be flexible in treating adults with autism

April 21, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — The broad range of autism spectrum disorder in adults necessitates a variable approach with each patient, according to a…
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VIDEO: Remove barriers, simplify regimen to increase access to contraception

April 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS – Clinicians should target a regimen for birth control that is simple and medically appropriate to help cut down on the significant…
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Create affirming environment when caring for transgender patients

April 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — When treating transgender patients, primary care physicians must foster an affirming environment and shift their focus from…
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VIDEO: Maximizing medical therapy critical to successfully managing obesity

April 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS – Recognizing the challenges of obesity as a chronic disease is critical in implementing pharmacotherapy, but taking steps to…