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AMA Press Releases and Statements

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The AMA today announced the launch of “AMA Doc Talk,” a lively, informative, conversation between physicians, ethicists, patients and academics.
Jan 16, 2018
Press Release
The AMA's new report, The National Economic Impact of Physicians, demonstrates physicians are vital economic drivers at state and national levels.
Jan 8, 2018
Press Release
With the new year approaching, the American Medical Association is offering recommendations to help Americans make healthy lifestyle choices in 2018.
Dec 27, 2017
Press Release
The AMA responds to the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) not receiving a long-term reauthorization before Congress departs for the year.
Dec 21, 2017
Statement
The AMA is reminding physicians that they have until Dec. 31, 2017, to take a few simple steps to avoid a Medicare payment penalty in 2019.
Dec 13, 2017
Press Release
Eighty-three percent of U.S. physicians have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack, according to new research released today by Accenture and the AMA.
Dec 12, 2017
Press Release
AMA enthusiastically supports FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s efforts to advance policies and actions to treat those suffering from an opioid use disorder.
Dec 1, 2017
Statement
The AMA is pleased that the [email protected] Compliance Campaign will take an in-depth look at challenges and barriers to care patients face when seeking treatment.
Nov 30, 2017
Statement
The American Heart Association and American Medical Association select the first recipients of the new Target: BP™ Recognition Program awards.
Nov 28, 2017
Press Release
AHA, ASA, AMA and the Ad Council launch new PSAs encouraging viewers with high blood pressure to work with their doctor on a treatment plan.
Nov 16, 2017
Press Release

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