American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting

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

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ACP launches new initiative to improve patient care, promote health equity

April 19, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — American College of Physicians officials discussed their recently-released position paper that outlined how they plan to address
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Karen DeSalvo emphasizes that ‘health is more than health care’ at ACP

April 19, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — While delivering the keynote address at the opening ceremony of the ACP Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Karen DeSalvo
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Doctors, patients benefit when the ‘eyes’ have it

April 19, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Maintaining as much eye contact with patients as possible improves doctors’ relationships with their patients, reduces the…
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Keeping sudden cardiac death off the playing field

April 19, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Following guidelines for athletes developed by the American Heart Association and other associations can minimize the risk for…
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ACP Internal Medicine Meeting highlights clinical, health care reform updates

April 18, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Healio Internal Medicine and Healio Family Medicine will offer comprehensive live coverage of the latest medical advances…
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VIDEO: Pembrolizumab improves overall survival in nonsmall cell lung cancer

May 5, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Patients with PD-1 positive nonsmall cell lung cancer who were treated with pembrolizumab had improved overall survival and…
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VIDEO: Lung cancer screening shows potential to reduce deaths

April 28, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Gregory Kane, MD, chair of the department of medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, discussed the importance of lung cancer…
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VIDEO: Hospitalization outcomes in older adults improving

April 28, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Though hospitals are seeing an increase in geriatric patients with acute and chronic illness, and many of these patients are in…
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VIDEO: Red blood cells can withstand longer times in inventory

April 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Red blood cells that were in inventory for 13 days vs. those in the same state for an average of 23 days had no difference on…
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VIDEO: Monitoring patients on opioid therapy

April 19, 2017
SAN DIEGO — General internists should monitor patients for outcomes on chronic opioid therapy that go beyond pain control, according to a…