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Health Policy Basics: The Physician Payment Sunshine Act and the Open Payments Program
Scientific collaborations between physicians and pharmaceutical or medical device companies are commonplace and can advance science and patient care. But the pharmaceutical industry alone spendsExpand
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Policy recommendations to guide the use of telemedicine in primary care settings: an American College of Physicians position paper.
Telemedicine-the use of technology to deliver care at a distance-is rapidly growing and can potentially expand access for patients, enhance patient-physician collaboration, improve health outcomes,Expand
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Prescription drug abuse: executive summary of a policy position paper from the American College of Physicians.
Prescription drug abuse is a serious public health problem. Physicians and other health professionals with prescribing privileges are entrusted with the authority to use medications in the treatmen...
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Hidden Curricula, Ethics, and Professionalism: Optimizing Clinical Learning Environments in Becoming and Being a Physician: A Position Paper of the American College of Physicians
Hidden curricula are lessons learned that are embedded in culture and are not explicitly intended. Medicine's hidden curriculum powerfully influences student and resident norms and values. More thanExpand
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American College of Physicians Ethics Manual
The secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient. Francis Weld Peabody (1) Some aspects of medicine, such as the patientphysician relationship, are fundamental and timeless.Expand
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Online Medical Professionalism
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Physician Impairment and Rehabilitation: Reintegration Into Medical Practice While Ensuring Patient Safety: A Position Paper From the American College of Physicians
Physicians share a commitment to care for ill persons, including each other. When physicians become impaired and are unable to practice competently, they should seek medical help and assistance inExpand
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Better care is the best defense: High-value clinical practice vs defensive medicine
Viewing every patient as a potential lawsuit is bad for patients, practice, and the health care system.
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Ethical Implications of the Electronic Health Record: In the Service of the Patient
Electronic health records (EHRs) provide benefits for patients, physicians, and clinical teams, but also raise ethical questions. Navigating how to provide care in the digital age requires anExpand
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