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AMA Statement - 10/05/2012

AMA Calls for Release of Unfairly Convicted Health Care Professionals in Bahrain

The AMA joins with the world medical community in calling for the immediate release of health professionals in Bahrain who have been unjustly convicted and imprisoned for aiding injured protestors.

On the Road with AMA President, Jeremy A. Lazarus, MD

AMA President Blog - 10/05/2012

On the Road with AMA President, Jeremy A. Lazarus, MD

Dr. Lazarus writes about AMA resources that can help physicians and medical students prepare to vote.

American Medical News

American Medical News - 10/05/2012

Patients describe what they consider good customer service

Doctors' knowledge and the office experience are more important than price in creating satisfaction, according to a new survey.

AMA Wire

AMA Wire - 10/03/2012

Summit looks at ways to minimize overuse of five common treatments

An array of national health care organizations is recommending strategies for improving the quality and safety of patient care surrounding commonly overused medical treatments. Read more in AMA Wire.


JAMA - 10/03/2012

Pulmonary Hypertension

Shah discusses World Health Organization categories of pulmonary hypertension, a common syndrome that can represent a diagnostic and treatment dilemma. He outlines treatment strategies that exist in addition to pulmonary vasodilator therapy.

AMA Press Release - 09/28/2012

Two Health Care Quality Organizations Hold Summit to Build Consensus Around Ways to Minimize Overuse of Five Treatments

The AMA-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement (PCPI) and The Joint Commission co-sponsored the National Summit on Overuse on Sept. 24, 2012 to discuss strategies to improve the quality and safety of patient care.