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Dear Practitioner, You Say?

Spam mail is evolving: this afternoon I had one purportedly from the American Medical Association, although it was definitely not sent from their domain. In slightly ungrammatical English (but a cut above many other spammers), it informs me that they're sharing a document with me on Google Docs, and invite me to click a link. Show More Summary

Postal Service dog bites: Where does your city rank?

We always love a good dog-bites-man story, especially when it directly concerns federal workers. But somehow we missed the release of some key facts this year about canine attacks. The American Veterinary Medical Association, the American...Show More Summary

Meaningful use: The independent majority can stop the madness

According to the American Medical Association, there were approximately 685,000 physicians in patient care, post-residency, not employed by the federal government, in 2012. 60 percent of these physicians practiced in independent private practice, and 84 percent were working in small to medium size practices. Show More Summary

Social media strategy may increase public awareness about donor heart needs

Using social media to deliver both emotional and concise medical content as well as the need for heart transplants and organs resulted in a higher engagement with members, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014." read more

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Recognized with Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure Care

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center has received the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines(r)-Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation guidelines for heart failure patients.

AMGA Presents 2014 AMGA Acclaim Award to Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group

The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) today presented the 2014 AMGA Acclaim Award to Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group for an innovative and integrated method to drive population health using a collaborative, team-based approach. Show More Summary

Preeminent Healthcare Provider Organizations Share Strategies for Managing Risk and Populations

The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) is convening more than 450 participants, representing the leaders of the nation's preeminent healthcare provider organizations, at the Institute for Quality Leadership 2043 Annual Conference (IQL 2014), November 12- 14 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana.

NYC Bar Calls NYPD on African American Leaders

A group of political activists demanding to speak to the president of the New York City Bar Association about the organization’s refusal to dismiss attorney Andrew Barovick as chair of the bar’s medical malpractice committee were turned away by the bar's Executive Director, Bret Parker. Show More Summary

Scott Hunt Receives AMA Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award

Scott Hunt served 25 years as executive director and CEO of the Endocrine Society before announcing his retirement in 2013, and today the American Medical Association (AMA) announced it presented him with the Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award.

US groups form task force on antibiotic resistance

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) have announced the creation of the Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture.

US groups form task force on antibiotic resistance

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) have announced the creation of the Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture. The task force is comprised of representatives from US agriculture colleg...

US groups form task force on antibiotic resistance

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) have announced the creation of the Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture. The task force is comprised of representatives from US agriculture colleg...

Fete to raise funding for medical feats

When the Caribbean American Outreach Association USA is not conducting medical missions to the Caribbean, they’ve got to raise funds.

Fox’s Keith Ablow fires back after fellow psychiatrists denounce him as a hack

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Fox News contributor Keith Ablow shot back on Friday at a former president of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) after he condemned Ablow’s on-air commentaries about President Barack Obama. “As a medical professional it is readily apparent that a President who tours the world...

BIDMC's Bruce Furie, MD, Honored as Distinguished Scientist by American Heart Association

Bruce Furie, MD, Chief of the Division of Hemostasis and Thrombosis at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has been named a 2014 Distinguished Scientist by the American Heart Association.

UofL Trover Campus Wins National Academic Medicine Award

The Association of American Medical Colleges has awarded its 2014 Shining Star of Community Achievement award to UofL's innovative program to increase the number of physicians in medically underserved areas.

Safely Living With Pets: Don't Let Your Pet Lick Your Face and Other Helpful Tips

In 2012, the American Veterinary Medical Association estimated that 56 percent of all United States households own a pet. There are over 69 million dogs and 36 million cats in American households. Our pets are family members; we love, play, share our food, and celebrate holidays with them. Show More Summary

African-Americans at Higher Risk for Diabetic Vision Loss

The research published online Aug. 14, 2014, in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Ophthalmology, indicates a higher burden of diabetes-related vision loss among certain ethnic populations because of problems with access to care, said corresponding author Rohit Varma, M.D., M.P.H., director of the USC Eye Institute and professor and chair of ophthalmology […]

Heart Disease Prevention - Will Passive Smoking Cause Heart Disease?

In 1992, a paper published in the ‘Journal of the American Medical Association’ estimated that second-hand smoke exposure was responsible for 35,000 to 40,000 deaths per year in the United States in the early 1980s. The absolute and attributable risk increase of heart disease due to second-hand smoke was 2.2 and 23 percent respectively. Show More Summary

Turned Off by Obamacare, Many Doctors Spurn Exchange Patients

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

Riffing off a survey conducted earlier this year by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), the conservative American Action Forum (AAF) estimates that upwards of 214,000 doctors are declining to serve patients covered by Obamacare exchange health plans. Show More Summary

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