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American College of Physicians Internal Medicine (IM) Meeting 2018

April 19 - 21, 2018; New Orleans, Louisiana

April 19 - 21, 2018 New Orleans, Louisiana
  • IM 2018 Improving Outcomes Will Take More Than Clinical Care After Katrina, the New Orleans healthcare system had to be rebuilt. Partnerships with governments, churches, and social services led to the creation of an inventive, more resilient system.

Conference News

Popular News From IM 2017

  • Treat Substance Abuse as Chronic Condition, ACP Says Treat Substance Abuse as Chronic Condition, ACP Says The American College of Physicians has issued a new policy statement with recommendations for preventing and treating substance abuse, emphasizing that it is a chronic condition.
  • Relieve Overloaded Physicians by Overhauling Health IT Relieve Overloaded Physicians by Overhauling Health IT Information technology in healthcare has been beneficial overall, but the administrative tasks have swamped many physicians, who need new systems, according to the American College of Physicians.
  • New Tool Helps Physicians Get Schooled in MACRA New Tool Helps Physicians Get Schooled in MACRA A free online American College of Physicians tool will help doctors navigate the overwhelming amount of information that comes with MACRA.

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Medscape Board at the Podium

  • Daniel Sands, MD, MPH
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Boston, Massachusetts
    Presentation: Health care as collaboration: Using patient-physician engagement to bring joy and value to your patients, your practice, and you (or how I learned to stop worrying and love engaged patients)
    Date: April 17, 2018

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