American College of Physicians
You might suffer from sleep apnea, and a physicians’ group has advised doctors to check for the condition in a procedure that could save lives.
A medical group has made a controversial recommendation regarding women’s health, claiming that the long-held practice of the annual pelvic exam may do more harm than good.
A team might include a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, a medical assistant, a care coordinator, a nurse and an office manager. Even a dietician or clinical pharmacist may be part of the team.
It’s a growing new trend: Doctors are turning the tables on patients and checking them out online before they come in for an appointment.