New AMA PSA Urges Three Key Actions as COVID-19 Cases Spike
November 11, 2020 16:44 ET | American Medical Association
Chicago, Nov. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With record numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths being reported across the country, the American Medical Association (AMA) today released a public service...
Cyprus Health Insurance Organisation Marks Year of Progress
June 24, 2020 03:00 ET | American Medical Association
Nicosia, Cyprus, June 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Health Insurance Organisation (HIO) and the American Medical Association (AMA) marked the one year anniversary of the adoption of the Current...
Health Insurance Industry Failure to Adopt Prior Authorization Reforms Requires Federal Response
June 23, 2020 10:21 ET | American Medical Association
Chicago, June 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than two years after a landmark consensus statement signaled insurers were open to reforming the arduous prior authorization process, their subsequent...
AMA to Host National Tribute to Celebrate New Medical Student Graduates
May 12, 2020 12:49 ET | American Medical Association
Chicago, May 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced it will host a national celebration to honor the 30,000 medical students who are graduating this...
AMA Urges All Governors to Adopt Stay-at-Home Orders to Fight COVID-19 Spread
April 03, 2020 15:35 ET | American Medical Association
Chicago, April 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and evidence that shows that physical distancing is the only effective mechanism to stop the spread of the...
AMA, APHA, ASHP ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ABOUT COVID-19 MEDICATIONS
March 25, 2020 16:38 ET | American Medical Association
Washington, March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association, American Pharmacists Association, and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists issued a joint statement today on...
New CPT Code Announced to Report Novel Coronavirus Test
March 13, 2020 19:58 ET | American Medical Association
Chicago, March 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the CPT Editorial Panel approved a new addition to the Current Procedural Terminology...
Patrice A. Harris, M.D., Inaugurated as 174th President of the AMA
June 11, 2019 18:00 ET | American Medical Association
Chicago, June 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patrice A. Harris, M.D., M.A., a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn in today as the 174th president of the American Medical Association (AMA), the...
AMA Calls for Continued Investment in Multi-Pronged Effort to Reduce Burnout in Health System
February 22, 2019 07:00 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The burnout rate among physicians in the United States dropped modestly in 2017 from a peak in 2014 and currently stands near 2011 levels, according to a...
AMA Study Offer First National Estimate of Telemedicine Use by Physicians
December 03, 2018 16:16 ET | American Medical Association
WASHINGTON, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today presented the first nationally representative estimates on how many physicians use telemedicine, and what...