Physician Burnout Is A Driver of Unnecessary Health Expenditures

Mar 01, 2022 at 11:34 am by bwsupport

Nearly one billion dollars in annual excess health care expenditure are due to turnover of primary care physicians, and work-related burnout is a significant driver of those c.... Read More

AMA Statement on CDC COVID-19 Updates

Feb 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm by Staff

Statement attributable to: Gerald E. Harmon, M.D. President, American Medical Association   “Today’s updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease.... Read More

Fighting Addiction on All Fronts

Nov 22, 2021 at 02:32 pm by Staff

Substance use disorder knows no racial, economic, sexual orientation, age or gender boundaries. Fighting it requires a concerted effort on all fronts. VUMC's Firefly Lights a.... Read More

Tech Talk

Jul 12, 2021 at 03:40 pm by Staff

Lirio Recognized by Inc. Magazine, Launches Diabetes Solution Tennessee-based Lirio, with offices in Knoxville and Nashville, has been named to Inc. magazine's annual list of.... Read More

TriStar Health Establishes Uninsured Assistance Hotline

Jul 09, 2020 at 09:40 am by Staff

TriStar Health and HCA Healthcare have established a health insurance coverage hotline to assist those whose insurance coverage has been impacted by a life-changing event, suc.... Read More

AMA Issues New Privacy Principles

Jul 09, 2020 at 09:05 am by Staff

Organization Looks to Restore Trust, Power to Patients From wearables and fitness apps to EHRs and patient portals, an individual's health data resides in a lot of different.... Read More

Dr. Patrice Harris: First African American Woman to Lead Nation's Oldest Medical Organization

Sep 09, 2019 at 06:33 pm by Staff

When Patrice Harris, MD, MA, was growing up in rural West Virginia, she wanted to be a pediatrician. But there was no role model in her family who had been to medical school ..... Read More

Reimaging Residency

Jul 16, 2019 at 04:00 pm by Staff

VUMC, UMMC Chosen for AMA Grant The American Medical Association recently announced the next step in transforming the way physicians are educated and trained with the introd.... Read More

AMA Calls Pain Task Force Recommendations A Road Map for Future Policy

May 17, 2019 at 12:01 am by Staff

Statement from the American Medical Association: May 9, 2019 ... The AMA strongly backs the comprehensive, common-sense proposals the Interagency Pain Task Force discussed tod.... Read More

Reimagining Residency

May 13, 2019 at 04:16 pm by Staff

AMA's Next Push in Transforming Physician Training In 2013, the American Medical Association announced an ambitious effort to accelerate change in medical education. Starting.... Read More