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American Medical News - 05/17/2013
Health IT systems were retested after complaints and found ineligible to meet requirements despite previous approval. What’s a medical practice to do?
AMA President's Blog - 05/16/2013
Dr. Lazarus writes about how even small sectors of medicine can have a big impact on patient health.
AMA Press Release - 05/16/2013
2012 Annual Report Showcases AMA’s Work to Create a Better Health Care Future for Physicians, Patients, Nation
Reports Membership Increase of More Than Three Percent and 13th Straight Year of Operating Profits.
AMA Statement - 05/15/2013
The AMA is very pleased that the Senate has confirmed Marilyn Tavenner as administrator of CMS.
JAMA - 05/15/2013
Nygaard and coauthors report long-term outcomes following abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse. In an accompanying Editorial, Iglesia discusses long-term outcomes after pelvic organ prolapse surgery and the implications for shared decision making.
Health Affairs Blog - 05/09/2013
Most observers believe that strong physician leadership can help heath care reform succeed, through the optimization of care quality and cost management. But, at the same time, too many American physicians are dissatisfied with current medical practice and unsure of what to do about it.
AMA Press Release - 05/07/2013
The AMA will host a free webinar to help physicians better understand the importance of risk-benefit assessments when prescribing opioids to patients with chronic pain.
AMA Statement - 05/06/2013
AMA commends Georgia as the first state to adopt legal safeguards for physicians engaged in quality improvement
The AMA commends Georgia lawmakers for enacting legal protections for physicians engaged in quality and delivery improvement initiatives included in the federal health care reform law.