The American Medical Association wants more frequent screenings of pregnant and postpartum women for depression.
The American Medical Association is throwing its hat into the data and interoperability game with the launch of the Integrated Health Model Initiative, which will develop a framework for the industry to collect, organize and share health data that complements the ONC's standards work.
Public health leaders say hate crimes have a negative health impact on victims and communities.
Dr. John Raymond, CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, thinks there is an critical element sorely missing in the training of aspiring physicians: compassion.
The nation's largest doctors' group urged senators on Friday to stop trying to repeal or replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and instead begin a bipartisan effort to stabilize the insurance marketplace.
The nation's largest doctors' organization is led this year by a family medicine physician from rural Missouri. Modern Healthcare reporters Steven Ross Johnson and Maria Castellucci spoke with Dr. David Barbe. The following is an edited transcript.
The American Medical Association last week left no room for doubt about its stance on legislative proposals to cap Medicaid funding: That would be "disastrous," AMA board member Dr. Carl Sirio said.
The American Medical Association members voted for New Mexico oncologist Dr. Barbara McAneny as their president-elect during the organization's annual House of Delegates meeting in Chicago on Tuesday.
The American Medical Association delayed a measure on Monday that would have allowed physicians to prescribe the drug buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid abuse without obtaining a waiver.
The house of delegaes meeting in Chicago this week is considering lobbying for Medicare to negotiate prices and asking federal regulators to require that drugmakers advertise the suggested retail price of their products.
The American Medical Association will debate drug price control measures as many physicians report hearing from their patients that they can't afford their medications.
The American Medical Association Wednesday unveiled a new electronic health record training program that aims to better educate medical students about how to use digital records to treat patients.