VIDEO: ACP wants to streamline specialist referrals

CHICAGO — The ACP recently released a position paper that lays out recommendations for improving communication between primary care and specialty physicians, which in turn will improve patient care.The recommendations were announced during a press briefing at the college’s Internal Medicine Meeting.“Our challenge has been that the transfer of information from the primary care physician to the subspecialist and between specialists sometimes lacks all the details that could help improve the quality of the encounter when the patient meets the specialist,” George M.Read More

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