- Medicare Lung Ca Screening Gets Down to Business. The final tweaks to Medicare plans to reimburse annual low-dose CT scans for lung cancer screening satisfied many as a good place to start, with an eye toward further refinements.
- New Criteria Would Double Fibromyalgia Cases. Applying the proposed 2010 modified American College of Rheumatology (ACR) fibromyalgia classification criteria greatly expands the number of persons who qualify for the diagnosis compared with earlier ACR criteria.
- Patients Should Feel Confident, Safe to Achieve Better Health. My mother is a very smart woman. I see it in the way she solves problems, creates complex crafts, and navigates hard conversations. She can’t, however, add fractions. She was never very good at math, she says. “I was never very good at math” is a dirty phrase that garners much attention in my household.
- What Next After MOC Mea Culpa? Earlier this week the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) released an apology statement on its maintenance of certification (MOC) program and proposed changes to language and requirements. The move earned praise from some physicians, while others were more skeptical.
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