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Call for primary care reform from AAFP, ACP and AOA

WASHINGTON (June 18, 2009) Leaders of three national organizations representing nearly a third of a million physicians today visited Capitol Hill offices to express their continued concern for America's patients who do not have access to primary care physicians. The American Academy of Family Ph...

Past president of ACP to chair IOM panel on comparative effectiveness

Past president of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and current editor of Annals of Internal Medicine , Harold C. Sox, MD, MACP, has been named to chair the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Comparative Effectiveness Research Priorities. Dr. Sox will lead a panel of nationally renowned ...

New E-health recommendations from ACP aim to improve health care quality, safety, and access

May 16, 2008 - Health care may be the fastest growing industry, but it has been slow to adopt the use of technology. While orders at fast food chains are now entirely automated, most physician offices and hospitals still maintain their records on paper. In a new position paper ( http://www.acpo...

ACP, ACP Foundation Diabetes Initiative plans for 2 more years

The Diabetes Initiative of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the ACP Foundation released new information on the first three years of its project to improve diabetes care primarily through special efforts targeting physicians practices. The Initiative was funded in 2005 by an unrestri...

US must enact measures to support the role of IMGs in US health-care delivery, says ACP

(Washington) In a new paper, released today, the American College of Physicians (ACP) says that because of the important place that international medical graduates (IMGs) "have and will continue to have" in the internal medicine workforce, the U.S. needs to enact measures that would support their...

Congress called on to replace 'devastating' cuts in Medicare reimbursements by ACP

(Washington) The American College of Physicians (ACP) today renewed its call on Congress to replace the 10.1 percent devastating cuts in Medicare reimbursements set to take effect Jan. 1 with at least two years of positive updates that are paid for in a way that does not make the problem worse in...

New electronic health records demonstration project 'encouraging step' says ACP

(Washington) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) new electronic health records demonstration project is an encouraging step in the right direction, David C. Dale, MD, FACP, president of the American College of Physicians (ACP), said today. Dr. Dales reaction came in response t...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

Washington -- In a letter to leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce committees, the president of the American College of Physicians (ACP) today expressed support for the Children’s Health and Medicare Preotection (CHAMP) Act of 2007 (H.R. 3162). Repres...

Internists tackle key health reform issues

...ess as it crafts health reform legislation," noted acp President Joseph W. Stubbs, MD, FACP. "They provid...ublic plan be designed to be consistent with other acp policies and linked to other reforms? In the Individual Mandates monograph, acp says it believes that every American deserves acce...

Physician groups support comparative effectiveness provisions in proposed legislation

...idence on the clinical effectiveness of different treatments," said Jim King, MD, FAAFP, board chair of AAFP, Joseph W. Stubbs, MD, FACP, president of acp and Nancy Rigotti, MD, FACP, president of SGIM "Comparative effectiveness research brings to the patient and physician the best chance of providin...
ACP in Medical Technology

CIMZIA(R) (certolizumab pegol), Significantly Reduces Structural Damage and Rheumatoid Arthritis Signs & Symptoms for Up to One Year

...RB1 genes and patients with late onset rheumatoid arthritis, Annals of Rheumatic Disease, 2001;60:531-533 (7) Firestein G, Rheumatoid Arthritis, acp Medicine WebMD Publishing, August 2004 About UCB UCB, Brussels, Belgium (http://www.ucb-group.com ) is a global leader in the biopharmaceutica...

Cimzia Effective in Reducing Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...LA-DRB1 genes and patients with late onset rheumatoid arthritis, Annals of Rheumatic Disease, 2001;60:531-533 [6] Firestein G, Rheumatoid Arthritis, acp Medicine WebMD Publishing, August 2004 ...
ACP in Medical Products

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ACP in Medical Dictionary

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ACP in Biological News

Need for federal protection against genetic discrimination

...ege of Physicians (ACP). The six policy positions acp believes should be included in the federal protect...ms, conditions, and benefits or employment. The acp research looked at a report done by the National P... or undergoing testing using an alias. Two more acp positions which consider insurers and employers ar...
ACP in Biological Technology

Elsevier Health Sciences Appoints Dr. David Goldmann Editor-in-Chief of its First Consult Point of Care Resource

...edge resource; Associate, Deputy and Senior Deputy Editor with the Journal Annals of Internal Medicine; and Consulting Editor to ACP Internist and the acp Foundation HEALTH TiPS patient education program. Dr. Goldmann was educated at Harvard College, Harvard Medical School and University of Suss...

Albany College of Pharmacy Researcher Receives $368,445 Grant from the National Institutes of Health

... and extend the patient's life." The Pharmaceutical Research Institute at acp is dedicated to cutting-edge research, pharmaceutical services and educatio...ent counseling and health care to studying health outcomes. More than 1,400 acp students are pursuing a wide range of career pathways in the health care fi...
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