AMA Bolsters Opposition to Wider Criminalization of Reproductive Health
June 14, 2022 12:39 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Responding to the growing threat of over-policing and surveillance of reproductive health services, the nation’s physicians and medical students at the AMA...
Amid Continued COVID-19 Strain on Health Care, AMA Unveils Recovery Plan for America’s Physicians
June 10, 2022 11:51 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, June 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a speech to physician and medical student leaders from across the country, American Medical Association President Gerald E. Harmon, M.D., today will...
American Medical Association names new editor-in-chief of JAMA and JAMA Network™
April 11, 2022 12:00 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, April 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced the hiring of Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.S., as the next editor-in-chief of the...
Physicians Report Prior Authorization Hurts Workforce Productivity
February 10, 2022 12:55 ET | American Medical Association
Chicago, Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Health insurance companies tout prior authorization for certain medical procedures, treatments, or drugs as a cost-saving measure, but insurer-imposed...
AMA Recognizes Health Systems that Care for the Caregivers
October 07, 2021 09:00 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) recognized 44 health care organizations as recipients of the 2021 Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition...
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...