While nursing is overwhelmingly female, men in the profession still earn higher salaries than women, a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed this week. Unfortunately, this wasn't surprising -- women typically...Show More Summary
On Jan 5, 2015, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health reported in the American Medical Association's journal ‘JAMA Internal Medicine’ that every daily serving of whole grains cut a person's risk of dying from heart disease by 9 percent and decreased the overall risk of dying from anything by 5 percent over a quarter-century. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Fat hatred; medical malfeasance; eliminationism.]"In 1952, Norman Jolliffe, the director of New York's Bureau of Nutrition, warned doctors at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association that 'a new plague,...Show More Summary
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) today announced a partnership venture with Avatar Solutions to provide enhanced services for its Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking (PSAT) Program. As part of this partnership, AMGA will offer...Show More Summary
The American Medical Group Association is convening approximately 2,200 participants, representing the nation's leading healthcare provider organizations, at its 2015 Annual Conference (AC2015), March 24-26 at Caesars Palace.
Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome are more than twice as likely to have migraine headaches, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open(r), the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
After more than a decade of titrating medications to low density lipoprotein cholesterol targets, family physicians who have transitioned to the 2013 American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association cholesterol treatment guideline now base treatment decisions on a patient’s estimated 10-year risk for a cardiovascular event. Show More Summary
Data from the BRIGHT trial published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association demonstrated that bivalirudin was superior to both heparin monotherapy and heparin plus tirofiban for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Show More Summary
The American Heart Association (AHA) recently proposed new guidelines for all doctors to screen and treat for high cholesterol. For doctors and patients to follow, this would result in a large increase in the number of Americans taking statins. Continue reading... Your patients are rating you online: How to respond. Manage your online reputation: A […]
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) announced today that 14 medical groups, health systems, and providers associated with the AMGA and/or its national Measure Up/Pressure Down(r) hypertension campaign received national recognition as Million Hearts(r) 2014 Hypertension Control Champions.
Association of American Medical Colleges President and CEO Darrell Kirch said that a shortage of doctors is expected in the United States in 2025.
The decision goes against recommendations from the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, but Michigan doesn't currently have anti-discrimination laws that can address the doctor's behavior.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Cancer Institute, in Jackson, MS, has joined the Association of American Cancer Institutes.
Dr. Mack Harrell, president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, applauds the recent changes in the ABIM’s MOC. This is how you support your physician members. Your patients are rating you online: How to respond. Manage your online reputation: A social media guide. Find out how.
On Friday, the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) drafted and submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed rule on refinements to the current framework of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
According to a study published September 3, 2014 in ‘JAMA (Journal of The American Medical Association)’, all the diet plans were equally effective after comparing diet plans like South Beach, Atkins and Weight Watchers. ResearchersShow More Summary
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) sent a letter to the White House yesterday asking the President to preserve the ability for its member multispecialty medical groups and integrated health systems to provide advanced imaging services to their patients.
Last year, I had the opportunity to attend the American Medical Association’s interim meeting in Dallas, one of the two annual conferences held by the organization. I went to the meeting to present at a research symposium, but I stuck around for a few extra days because I was curious about the inner workings of […]
Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist Murali Rao, MD, has achieved Distinguished Life Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association, the highest honor the profession can bestow.
From MedPage Today: Congressman to AMA: Offer SGR Solutions Not Complaints. The American Medical Association (AMA) is doing a disservice by not weighing in on how to pay for repealing the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula for physician reimbursement under Medicare. Show More Summary