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New AMA Ad Emphasizes Common Ground on Health Reform, Shares Vision to Fix Broken System

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underscoring the need for meaningful health system reform for America's patients and physicians, the American Medical Association (AMA) is running an ad today emphasizing common ground on health reform to remember what's at stake - access to ca...

Doctors: AMA Has Sold Out Patients & the Profession For A Few Dollars

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons issued the following statement from Kathryn Serkes, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, in response to the AMA's endorsement of House Bill 3200: "The American Medical Associatio...

Allscripts e-prescribing Tool to Be Offered on New AMA Web Solution

CHICAGO, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX ) announced today that it is working with the American Medical Association (AMA) to offer to physicians nationwide an AMA-branded electronic prescribing tool based on Allscripts leading e-prescribing technology. I...

Ohio Medical Student Justin B. Mahida Elected to the AMA Board of Trustees

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced Justin B. Mahida, a medical student at The Ohio State University in Columbus , Ohio, is elected to the AMA Board of Trustees. Mahida's election to the medical student position on the board was confi...

Wisconsin Doctor Raj Ambay Elected to the AMA Board of Trustees

CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced Raj Ambay, M.D., D.D.S., a resident in plastic surgery in Madison, Wisconsin, is elected to the AMA Board of Trustees. Dr. Ambay's election to the resident position on the Board was confirmed today a...

Missouri Doctor, David Barbe, M.D., Newly Elected to AMA Board of Trustees

CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David O. Barbe, M.D., a practicing family physician, was elected today as the newest member of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO ) "I am honored to be...

President Obama Receives Warm Welcome from AMA Physicians

President Obama Calls For Health Reform, Asks For Doctors' Help CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association warmly welcomed U.S. President Barack Obama to its 158th annual meeting in Chicago. Like the president, the AMA is committed to health reform...

Pelosi Statement on President Obama's Speech to AMA on Urgent Need for Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on President Obama's speech in Chicago to the American Medical Association, in which he clearly described the urgent need for health care reform: "President Obama made a clear and compel...

Michigan Physicians Gain From New AMA and MSMS Partnership to Improve Physician Practice Efficiency

EAST LANSING, Mich., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan physicians are the first in the nation to gain increased access to health information technologies (HIT) through a new partnership announced today by the American Medical Association (AMA) and Michigan State Medical Societ...

AHIP Statement on AMA Lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans, issued the following statement today in response to the lawsuit by the American Medical Association on out-of-network charges: "With the nation facing the crushing burden of ...

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AMA in Medical Technology

AMA Foundation Announces Seed Grant Research Recipients

...investigators with their research endeavors," said ama Foundation president Jean Howard. "The ama Foundation is committed to supporting the discover...rch. As the philanthropic arm of the AMA, the ama Foundation supports a broad range of programs in m...

Patient Enrollment in Urgent(R) PC SUmiT Clinical Trial Completed Ahead of Schedule

...suming the results of the study are positive, we anticipate applying to the ama for a specific 'listed' CPT reimbursement code for Urgent PC treatments," a...that even succeed at all at obtaining a specific "listed" CPT code from the ama for Urgent PC treatments. For more information about the Urgent(R) PC...

Uroplasty Enrolls First Patients in Urgent(R) PC Clinical Trial

..., continue to cover Urgent PC treatments." "We anticipate applying to the ama for a specific "listed" CPT reimbursement code for Urgent PC treatments. We... or even succeed at all at obtaining, a specific "listed" CPT code from the ama for Urgent PC treatments. We further cannot assure you that reimbursement o...

Marital Status Doesn't Affect Lung Cancer Survival

... to physicians entrusted with the care of cancer patients. Its highly acclaimed CME program, "The Oncologist CME Online," has awarded more than 32,800 ama PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). View AlphaMed Press journals at http://www.alphamedpress.org . Contact: George Kendall: 919-680-0011, GKendall@alphame...

Personalized Medicine - The Genomic Revolution in Cardiac Care

...ease and working to achieve our mission." The symposium, titled "Personalized Medicine: The Genomic Revolution in Cardiac Care," is designated for 6 ama PRA Category 1 Credits and will convene on October 25, 2007 at The George Washington University Hospital Auditorium, in Washington, DC. For more infor...

Researchers Urge Caution in Using ESAs for Cancer-Related Anemia

...ed to physicians entrusted with the care of cancer patients. Its highly acclaimed CME program, The Oncologist CME Online, has awarded more than 28,500 ama PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). View AlphaMed Press journals at http://www.alphamedpress.org . ...

Survey: Migraine Patients Taking Potentially Addictive Barbiturate or Opioid Medications Not Approved by FDA as Migraine Treatments

...criptions per month for migraine. Physician data were weighted by gender, years in practice and region so as to be representative of physicians in the ama master file. Patient data were weighted by age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, region and household income where necessary to bring them into line wi...

FDA Announces Audio Broadcasts on Emerging Drug Safety Information

...s innovative development can help physicians provide the best treatments to their patients and improve patient safety," said Edward Langston, M.D., an ama Board member. In the broadcasts, FDA asks healthcare providers and patients to report adverse side effects from medical products to MedWatch. MedWat...

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AMA in Biological Technology

Kyron appoints former AMA chairman to board

Wauwatosa, Wis. - A Milwaukee-area brain imaging software producer has welcomed an experienced medical leader to its board of directors. Dr. Timothy Flaherty, former chairman of the American Medical Association and one of the world's top radiologists, has joined Kyron Clinical Imaging, Inc...

American Acne & Rosacea Society Announces Acne Awareness Month - June 2009

...ation activities to encourage US based healthcare providers to interact and exchange information with AARS experts. Webinar participants will receive ama PRA Category 1 Credit(TM) for each webinar. The following leading research dermatologists will conduct the respective webinars: Managing A...

The American Medical Association and Elsevier Join to Co-Publish ICD-9-CM and HCPCS Coding Reference Books

... need to code confidently and accurately," said author Carol J. Buck. "With ama and Elsevier as partners, these books will reach more coding professionals ...heir physician members and customers in professional practice." "The ama saw an opportunity to bring this truly superior line of products to the hea...

Uroplasty Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results

...over their costs and expenses, or that we will timely obtain, or even succeed at all at obtaining, a specific "listed" CPT reimbursement code from the ama for Urgent PC treatments. We further cannot assure that reimbursement or other issues will not further impact our fiscal 2009 results. For Fu...

Xoft to Present at the 26th Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

...ecently approved a CPT Code for the use of electronic brachytherapy. Effective July 2007, the CPT code for electronic brachytherapy is included in the ama CPT 2008 codebook. Additionally, the Category III CPT Code 0182T: high dose rate electronic brachytherapy, per fraction, has been assigned a New Techn...

Free CME-certified Webcast: Making Your Case: Up-to-date Answers for Developing Trends in PCI

...ntation and made available for download for 1 year. CREDIT HOURS: INNOVIA Education Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 ama PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. LEARNING OBJECTI...

Navitas Names Dr. Dean Gesme as Medical Director

...ship and is Past-Chair of the Clinical Practice Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He has been the Oncology Representative on the ama CPT Advisory Panel dealing with physician coding, and payment issues. Dr. Gesme is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Medical...

UPDATE: Free CME-certified Webcast: Opening the Door to Better Myocardial Infarction Outcomes: Emergency Departments Hold the Key

...download for 1 year. CREDIT HOURS: INNOVIA Education Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 ama PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in t...

Free CME-certified Webcast: Opening the Door to Better Myocardial Infarction Outcomes: Emergency Departments Hold the Key

...ntation and made available for download for 1 year. CREDIT HOURS: INNOVIA Education Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 ama PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. LEARNING OBJECTI...

ArcMesa Educators Appoints Medical Advisor and Directors to CME Development Team

...ducators, a full service content developer, holds multiple accreditations including the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) ama PRA Category 1, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). ArcMesa Educators is ded...

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AMA in Biological Dictionary

Gene library

... Cloned genes . Cloning vectors. Tagging vectors. Cloning and library vectors ... Aspergillus gene libraries . Primers for sequencing in the ama libraries ... Aspergillus gene libraries . Pricing and shipping ... This library has not been amplified. Genes expressed as early as 10 h ...
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