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ACP 2019: Overcoming racial and ethnic barriers to end-of-life care discussions

April 24, 2019

This slideshow will guide physicians towards effective end-of-life care discussions with all patients.

ACP calls for public insurance option; will research viability of Medicare for All

April 15, 2019

A new ACP position paper says Congress must strengthen the Affordable Care Act by creating a public insurance option and expanding Medicaid coverage in all 50 states.

ACP 2019: Chronic care patients improve through teamwork

April 13, 2019

Key functions that practices must provide to patients in order to better manage chronic conditions

ACP 2019: Talking to patients about cost of care

April 13, 2019

ACP session focuses on overcoming fear of cost-of-care discussions.

ACP 2019: Overcoming the ethical challenges of EHRs

April 12, 2019

Electronic health records hold significant potential for improving patient care, but they also present doctors with new ethical challenges they didn’t face in the era of paper charts.

ACP 2019: Despite NRA uproar, internists not backing down on gun violence

April 12, 2019

The ACP has for years called gun violence a public health issue, and has pushed for bans on assault weapons, more stringent background checks and increased funding for research into gun violence.

ACP 2019: Internist use of telehealth on the rise

April 12, 2019

Policy changes, physician adoption of telehealth technologies to help advance patient care options, survey reports

ACP 2019: How to overcome conflict with patients

April 12, 2019

Communication tools physicians can use to manage conflict during patient encounters.

ACP 2019: Contract negotiation: What physicians need to know

April 11, 2019

As more physicians become employed, learning how to successfully negotiate an employment contract becomes a crucial skill to learn.

ACP 2019: How loneliness affects patients-and their physicians

April 11, 2019

Loneliness is a quiet epidemic causing loud health impacts on patients and physicians.