Patient-centered care: Not just a catchphrase
Better rapport between physicians and patients can help the latter get well, and keep them that way.
Afib initiative strives to close a quality gap
The goal is getting more physicians to recognize and treat at-risk patients.
Better treatment but low awareness with hepatitis C
The main challenge is increasing awareness and getting appropriate therapy to those who need it.
Indian Health Service reaches across borders within the U.S.
Delivery of everyday health services in the Navajo Nation is challenging, and specialty services even more so.
Present like a pro
A presentation should be viewed as a performance.
But why should I take it?
Brigham and Women's Hospital set up a program that involved individual counseling from a research pharmacist.
Losing a patient—and the family, too?
People were more likely to have an MI shortly after a significant death than in the six months prior.
Critical care requires constant attendance and supervision by the physician providing direct management of acute, complex, potentially life-threatening situations.
Occupy med school
Income inequality exists throughout our culture, but it is particularly poignant in health care.
Determining actionability of genetic findings
How to handle inadvertent findings is a major subject of discussion in the genomics community.
Letter from the Editor
What exactly does patient-centeredness mean in practice?.
These 10 hospitals have a huge amount of historical significance.
Test Yourself: MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation
These cases and commentary, which address atrial fibrillation, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP15).
Warnings on overfilled cartridges, counterfeit Adderall
Details on recalls, warnings, and approvals.
VTE risk after joint replacement, antipsychotics and MI, and more.
In the News
Death risk after CABG, lower death rates after acute MI, and more.