American College of Physicians

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Organization: American College of Physicians
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Competency-based education and training in internal medicine
    Steven E Weinberger
    American College of Physicians and American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:751-6. 2010
  2. pmc Antietam: aspects of medicine, nursing and the civil war
    John Tooker
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106 1572, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 118:215-23. 2007
  3. ncbi Vermont health care reform aims for more coverage, less expense, and better care
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 148:797-800. 2008
  4. ncbi Massachusetts health care reform is a pioneer effort, but complications remain
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 148:489-92. 2008
  5. ncbi Current pharmacologic treatment of dementia: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:370-8. 2008
  6. ncbi Evidence-based interventions to improve the palliative care of pain, dyspnea, and depression at the end of life: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:141-6. 2008
  7. ncbi Pay-for-performance principles that promote patient-centered care: an ethics manifesto
    Lois Snyder
    American College of Physicians Center for Ethics and Professionalism, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:792-4. 2007
  8. ncbi Diagnosis and management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:633-8. 2007
  9. ncbi To stop osteoarthritis, fixing cartilage may not be enough
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 147:437-9. 2007
  10. ncbi Glycemic control and type 2 diabetes mellitus: the optimal hemoglobin A1c targets. A guidance statement from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:417-22. 2007

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  1. doi Competency-based education and training in internal medicine
    Steven E Weinberger
    American College of Physicians and American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:751-6. 2010
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  2. pmc Antietam: aspects of medicine, nursing and the civil war
    John Tooker
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106 1572, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 118:215-23. 2007
    ..These models of care continue today in modern military medicine...
  3. ncbi Vermont health care reform aims for more coverage, less expense, and better care
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 148:797-800. 2008
  4. ncbi Massachusetts health care reform is a pioneer effort, but complications remain
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 148:489-92. 2008
  5. ncbi Current pharmacologic treatment of dementia: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:370-8. 2008
    The American College of Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians developed this guideline to present the available evidence on current pharmacologic treatment of dementia.
  6. ncbi Evidence-based interventions to improve the palliative care of pain, dyspnea, and depression at the end of life: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:141-6. 2008
    ..RECOMMENDATION 5: Clinicians should ensure that advance care planning, including completion of advance directives, occurs for all patients with serious illness. (Grade: strong recommendation, low quality of evidence.)...
  7. ncbi Pay-for-performance principles that promote patient-centered care: an ethics manifesto
    Lois Snyder
    American College of Physicians Center for Ethics and Professionalism, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:792-4. 2007
    ..The American College of Physicians hopes to move the pay-for-performance debate forward with a patient-centered focus--one that puts the ..
  8. ncbi Diagnosis and management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:633-8. 2007
    ..RECOMMENDATION 6: Clinicians should consider prescribing pulmonary rehabilitation in symptomatic individuals with COPD who have an FEV1 less than 50% predicted. (Grade: weak recommendation, moderate-quality evidence.)...
  9. ncbi To stop osteoarthritis, fixing cartilage may not be enough
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 147:437-9. 2007
  10. ncbi Glycemic control and type 2 diabetes mellitus: the optimal hemoglobin A1c targets. A guidance statement from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:417-22. 2007
    ..STATEMENT 3: We recommend further research to assess the optimal level of glycemic control, particularly in the presence of comorbid conditions...
  11. ncbi Strategies to stop abuse of prescribed opioid drugs
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 146:897-900. 2007
  12. ncbi The ethical foundations of professionalism: a sociologic history
    Harold C Sox
    Annals of Internal Medicine, 190 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106 1572, USA
    Chest 131:1532-40. 2007
    ..I believe this important clause reflects the conflict of the profession with the state and capitalism over the aggregate costs of medical care...
  13. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder needs to be recognized in primary care
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 146:617-20. 2007
  14. ncbi Screening mammography for women 40 to 49 years of age: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:511-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this guideline is to present the available evidence for screening mammography in women 40 to 49 years of age and to increase clinicians' understanding of the benefits and risks of screening mammography...
  15. doi Improving immunization rates: initial results from a team-based, systems change approach
    Cara Egan Reynolds
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:176-83. 2008
    The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed a quality improvement (QI) program to address deficiencies in immunization rates, primarily for influenza, and determine the program's impact on adult immunization.
  16. ncbi Oregon surpasses struggles of early reform and develops a road map for future success
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 149:149-52. 2008
  17. doi The need to test the patient-centered medical home
    Michael S Barr
    American College of Physicians, 25 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001 7401, USA
    JAMA 300:834-5. 2008
  18. doi The development of clinical practice guidelines and guidance statements of the American College of Physicians: summary of methods
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:194-9. 2010
    The American College of Physicians (ACP) established its evidence-based clinical practice guidelines program in 1981...
  19. doi Lessons for the new CMS innovation center from the Medicare health support program
    Michael S Barr
    American College of Physicians, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1305-9. 2010
    ..The lessons also highlight pitfalls to be avoided in planning future pilot programs, such as flawed strategies for selecting populations to target when testing payment and service delivery reforms...
  20. doi Leveraging improvement in quality and value in health care through a clinical performance measure framework: a recommendation of the American College of Physicians
    Lea Anne Gardner
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:336-42. 2010
    ..The American College of Physicians (ACP) has created a clinical performance measurement framework to provide direction to policy makers ..
  21. doi Pay for performance through the lens of medical professionalism
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Alice G Gosfield and Associates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:366-9. 2010
    ..The authors examine the potential conflicts between pay for performance and medical professionalism and conclude that properly designed pay-for-performance models can support professional objectives...
  22. pmc Family caregivers, patients and physicians: ethical guidance to optimize relationships
    Sheryl Mitnick
    Center for Ethics and Professionalism, American College of Physicians, 190 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106 1572, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:255-60. 2010
    ..The American College of Physicians in conjunction with ten other professional societies offers ethical guidance to physicians in ..
  23. doi Hormonal testing and pharmacologic treatment of erectile dysfunction: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:639-49. 2009
    The American College of Physicians developed this guideline to present the available evidence on hormonal testing in and pharmacologic management of erectile dysfunction...
  24. doi Community-based primary care: improving and assessing diabetes management
    Meghan Gannon
    Department of Medical Education and Publishing, American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:6-12. 2010
    ..The results showed a sustained improvement in most clinical outcomes and demonstrated the effectiveness of using Web-based mediums to reinforce clinical guidelines and change physician behavior...
  25. doi Transitions of Care Consensus policy statement: American College of Physicians, Society of General Internal Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, American Geriatrics Society, American College Of Emergency Physicians, and Society for Academic Emergency M
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:364-70. 2009
    The American College of Physicians, Society of Hospital Medicine, and Society of General Internal Medicine convened a multi-stakeholder consensus conference in July 2007 to address the quality gaps in the transitions between inpatient and ..
  26. pmc Transitions of Care Consensus Policy Statement American College of Physicians-Society of General Internal Medicine-Society of Hospital Medicine-American Geriatrics Society-American College of Emergency Physicians-Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:971-6. 2009
    The American College of Physicians (ACP), Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), American Geriatric Society (AGS), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Society for Academic ..
  27. ncbi Screening for HIV in health care settings: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians and HIV Medicine Association
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:125-31. 2009
    The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guidance statement to present the available evidence on screening for HIV in health care settings.
  28. ncbi Using second-generation antidepressants to treat depressive disorders: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, UAS
    Ann Intern Med 149:725-33. 2008
    The American College of Physicians developed this guideline to present the available evidence on the pharmacologic management of the acute, continuation, and maintenance phases of major depressive disorder; dysthymia; subsyndromal ..
  29. ncbi Primary care delivery changes as nonphysician clinicians gain independence
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 149:597-600. 2008
  30. ncbi Pharmacologic treatment of low bone density or osteoporosis to prevent fractures: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:404-15. 2008
    The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the available evidence on various pharmacologic treatments to prevent fractures in men and women with low bone density or osteoporosis.
  31. ncbi Lessons for health care could be found abroad
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 146:473-6. 2007
  32. ncbi Facing an uncertain climate
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 146:153-6. 2007
  33. ncbi Finland pioneers international suicide prevention
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 140:853-6. 2004
  34. ncbi Cheaper drugs in foreign markets increase the focus on domestic drug prices
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 140:677-80. 2004
  35. ncbi Lipid control in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:644-9. 2004
    ..management strategies for diabetes care, the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee (CEAS) of the American College of Physicians (ACP) decided to develop guidelines on the management of dyslipidemia, particularly ..
  36. ncbi Risks from microbes on the rise: reasons why and ways to prevent future epidemics
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 140:497-500. 2004
  37. ncbi The promise of disease proteomics: faster detection, diagnosis, and drug development
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 140:317-9. 2004
  38. ncbi New treatments for growing scourge of brittle bones
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 140:153-6. 2004
  39. ncbi Management of newly detected atrial fibrillation: a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:1009-17. 2003
    The Joint Panel of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians, in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center, systematically reviewed the available evidence on the management ..
  40. ncbi Unequal treatment: report of the Institute of Medicine on racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare
    Alan R Nelson
    IOM Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:S1377-81. 2003
  41. ncbi The evidence base for tight blood pressure control in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:587-92. 2003
  42. pmc Affordable health insurance for all is possible by means of a pragmatic approach
    John Tooker
    American College of Physicians American Society of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:106-9. 2003
    ..The congressional strategy for universal health care described here was developed by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine...
  43. ncbi Pharmacologic management of acute attacks of migraine and prevention of migraine headache
    Vincenza Snow
    American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, Kansas, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:840-9. 2002
  44. ncbi Physician explanations for failing to comply with "best practices"
    C Mottur-Pilson
    American College of Physicians American Society of Internal Medicine, Department of Scientific Policy, Philadelphia, Penn, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:207-13. 2001
    ..Substantial effort has been devoted to improving physician compliance with evidence-based guidelines...
  45. ncbi Bioethics, assisted suicide, and the "right to die"
    L Snyder
    University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 13:13-8. 2001
    ..This paper is based on a presentation made at the AACP 2000 Annual Meeting, October 14, 2000...
  46. ncbi Angiogenesis therapy moves beyond cancer
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 141:165-8. 2004
  47. ncbi Searching for epilepsy solutions
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 141:329-32. 2004
  48. ncbi Primary care management of chronic stable angina and asymptomatic suspected or known coronary artery disease: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:562-7. 2004
    In 1999, the American College of Physicians (ACP), then the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, and the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) developed joint guidelines on ..
  49. ncbi A 47-year-old woman with sarcoidosis
    Steven E Weinberger
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    JAMA 296:2133-40. 2006
    ..The principles underlying the decision of whether to institute treatment, the options for treatment, and the effectiveness of treatment are reviewed...
  50. ncbi Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy rule causes ongoing concerns among clinicians and researchers
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 145:313-6. 2006
  51. ncbi Patient counseling and education: should doctors be doing more
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 144:621-4. 2006
  52. ncbi Risk assessment for and strategies to reduce perioperative pulmonary complications for patients undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery: a guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:575-80. 2006
    ..The target audience for this guideline is general internists or other clinicians involved in perioperative management of surgical patients. The target patient population is all adult persons undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery...
  53. ncbi The pain divide between men and women
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 144:461-4. 2006
  54. ncbi Update in pulmonary medicine
    Steven E Weinberger
    American College of Physicians, Medical Knowledge and Education Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:358-63. 2006
  55. ncbi Screening for hereditary hemochromatosis: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:517-21. 2005
    ..The target patient population is all persons who have a probability or susceptibility of developing hereditary hemochromatosis, including the relatives of individuals who already have the disease...
  56. ncbi Gene therapy yields to RNA interference
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 143:161-4. 2005
  57. ncbi Liver cancer on the rise
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 142:1029-32. 2005
  58. ncbi Is sleep the new vital sign?
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 142:877-80. 2005
  59. ncbi Pharmacologic and surgical management of obesity in primary care: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:525-31. 2005
    ..The American College of Physicians nominated this topic to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Evidence-Based Practice Center ..
  60. ncbi Balancing the risks and benefits of fish consumption
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 141:977-80. 2004
  61. ncbi The health care revival in Iraq
    Jennifer Fisher Wilson
    Ann Intern Med 141:825-8. 2004
  62. ncbi How can physicians keep up-to-date?
    C Laine
    Division of Internal Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Annu Rev Med 50:99-110. 1999
    ..One of the responsibilities of any professional is to maintain expertise, and this responsibility is probably nowhere more critical, or more difficult, than in the profession of medicine...