ACR 2016

ACR 2016
The American College of Rheumatology, along with the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, will present its Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, from November 11-16, 2016. More than 16,000 attendees will gather to learn more about the science of rheumatologic care and discuss the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatic diseases. Sign up for our daily e-mail blasts on our registration page, and check back here during the conference for the full coverage.
November 14, 2016
Patients who live with rheumatoid arthritis do not die from swollen joints but face twice the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke.
November 13, 2016
Be careful what you wish for:  SGR and FFS will be models of the past; the success of the APM and MIPS will rely on compensation, collaboration and participation; and, to date, much remains to be done in the development of quality-based payment reform under MACRA. 
November 13, 2016
Telehealth broadly is about creating care connections across boundaries, care that encourages patientsí independence, prevention and wellness; and care that can be leveraged for needed interventions. If we get telehealth right we can reduce impact of what we know is a growing health workforce shortage and concurrently create a healthier, more engaged patient base.
November 13, 2016
The 12-biomarker test is gaining acceptance among rheumatologists and was recently added to a clinical guideline.
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