Search Tag: American College of Physicians

IT Management

Face-to-Face Consult Advised Before Telehealth

2015 11 Sep

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued policy recommendations for the practice and use of telemedicine in primary care. In a position paper published in the Annals of Internal Medicine , the ACP said it supports the expanded role of telemedicine as a way to increase access to care and reduce costs. However, benefits offered by telemedicine... Read more

Cardiology Management

US Guidance: Cardiac Screening in Low Risk Adults Ineffective

2015 24 Mar

The American College of Physicians has issued new guidance stating that adults without symptoms and who are at low risk of developing coronary artery disease should not be screened for heart disease with resting or stress electrocardiography, stress echocardiography, or stress myocardial perfusion imaging. 1 “Cardiac screening in adults at low risk... Read more