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Members Move Medicine: Emergency doctor lifts his profession – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Mark N. Bair, MD, RPh, a clinical informaticist and emergency physician at CarePoint Health in American Fork, Utah. AMA member since: 1988. What… Read More »

American Medical Association, Department of Justice, file counter-motions in CVS\Aetna hearing

The American Medical Association has fired back against a Department of Justice motion to change the terms of Tunney Act hearing in the CVS Health and Aetna merger case. Three AMA witnesses – healthcare and antitrust experts – are scheduled to testify starting Tuesday, June 4. “After the close of business on the Friday before… Read More »

Members Move Medicine: Collaborating to protect the profession – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Barbara A. Hummel, MD, who is a family physician in Greenfield, Wisconsin and a member of the governing council for the AMA Senior… Read More »

Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History.’

At the heart of the “Medicare for all” proposals championed by Senator Bernie Sanders and many Democrats is a revolutionary idea: Abolish private health insurance. Proponents want to sweep away our complex, confusing, profit-driven mess of a health care system and start fresh with a single government-run insurer that would cover everyone. But doing away… Read More »