Hospitals must be held accountable for economic credentialing
Hospitals must not be allowed to put profit before care quality, the AMA and Medical Society of New Jersey tell the state Supreme Court.
Physicians to high court: Keep firearms out of abusers’ hands
Abusive partners with firearms access are five times likelier to kill their victims than unarmed abusers. Learn how sensible restrictions save lives.
Peer-review privilege should protect resident physicians too
If an Ohio court decision stands, physicians will be less likely to take part in the peer-review process that improves care and saves lives.
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Nurse practitioners sue for right to use “doctor” label
The AMA stands up for California’s truth-in-advertising law, with survey research showing nearly half of patients are confused about who’s a physician.
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