American Medical Association

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

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

Sen. Alexander Recognized by AMA for Outstanding Service

Mar 13, 2019 at 06:28 pm by Staff

Last month, the American Medical Association (AMA) presented U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) with the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service. "During.... Read More

AMA's Integrated Health Model Initiative Launches First Data Model

Feb 11, 2019 at 01:14 pm by Staff

The Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI), a collaborative effort founded by the American Medical Association (AMA) to lead solutions for improving, organizing and exchang.... Read More

Practicing with Precision

Sep 12, 2018 at 04:40 pm by Staff

Barriers, Resources to Integrating Precision Medicine Precision Medicine. The very name neatly sums up providers' universal hope to dispense medicine in the most efficient, e.... Read More