Kevin B. O'Reilly
AMA Affiliated Groups
- Senior News Editor,
Kevin rejoined the AMA in 2016 after an earlier stint as a senior reporter with American Medical News. He has covered a wide range of topics in health care, including diagnostics, medical ethics, quality improvement, patient safety and meetings of the AMA House of Delegates.
Previously, Kevin served as senior editor at CAP Today, a monthly magazine published by the College of American Pathologists. He was graduated with honors from Columbia College Chicago's print journalism program.
AMA Center for Health Equity·
Don’t miss your chance to become a health equity physician leader
The Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellowship empowers physicians, as exemplified by eight fellows profiled by the AMA. Learn more and apply now.
Scope of Practice·
Physicians and nonphysicians: What are the differences?
MD, DO. OD, PA, NP, PhD, PsyD, CRNA. OK—confused yet? Explore what distinguishes physicians from other members of the health care team.
Add flexibility on buprenorphine Rx for opioid-use disorder
Nation’s worsening opioid-overdose epidemic prompts AMA call to eliminate buprenorphine dose limits to provide adequate treatment. Learn more.
Medicare & Medicaid·
How Congress is failing America’s Medicare patients
Congress pushes government shutdown deadlines to March, but fails to reverse 3.37% Medicare physician pay cut. Find out what’s next.
Follow these 7 steps when starting your physician private practice
The autonomy of private practice can offer an attractive career path. Check out this great advice from the AMA on what you need to flourish.
$15 billion win for physicians on prior authorization
The final CMS rule on prior authorization will cut patient-care delays and ease physician burdens, leading to big savings for practices.
What’s needed to build physician trust in health care AI
AMA President Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, sets forth doctors’ hopes, worries and principles on health care AI at the powerful CES tech event.