Category Archives: Patient Care

World AIDS Day

The first World AIDS Day was held in 1988. I guess it is a marker of how long I have been around medicine that I remember the approval of AZT; I remember ICUs full of people with Pneumocystis pneumonia; and … Continue reading

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Dynamic Clinical Care Teams

The Fall Board of Governors Meeting coincided with the publication of ACP’s Position Paper on dynamic clinical care teams. There was lively debate during the creation of this policy statement, but in the end ACP has taken the stance of … Continue reading

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Effort to Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse

Did you know that Connecticut is one of 17 states where the mortality rate from unintentional drug overdose, primarily from prescription opioids, exceeds the death rate from motor vehicle accidents? Thankfully a team of Connecticut public officials led by ACP … Continue reading

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