Kevin B. O'Reilly
AMA Affiliated Groups
- 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.
Most recently, 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.
Now’s no time to back off training that helps address racism
Executive order on trainings that promote racial reconciliation would stifle attempts at open, honest discussions in public and private sectors.
Physicians decry apparel maker’s anti-female DO misfire
Internet catalog depicts a woman DO reading medical text “for dummies” upside down. AMA, others say there’s no place for such wrong-headed portrayals.
New CPT codes published for SARS-CoV-2 multiplex assays
The tests are key to helping physicians handle the twindemic of flu and COVID-19. New CPT codes enable easier reporting of these medical services
Flu vaccination: 6 tips to win over the undecideds
Amid a potential twindemic, physicians’ words on influenza immunization carry more weight than usual. This advice will help you persuade the fence-sitters.
Latest $20 billion round of CARES Act physician relief now open
Physicians and others have until Nov. 6 to apply. Learn more with the AMA.
Federal legislation’s message to doctors: It’s OK to ask for help
Bipartisan legislation named for New York doctor who died of suicide during COVID-19 will bolster mental health infrastructure for health professionals.
Medical consensus: Follow evidence on coronavirus vaccine review
78% of Americans are worried that politics will drive SARS-CoV-2 vaccine decision-making. Here’s how to make sure science carries the day.
Why CDC was right to revise coronavirus testing guidelines
The agency has walked back guidance posted to its website that advised against testing asymptomatic patients exposed to COVID-19.