Physician assistants help strengthen doctor-patient relationships

...century.The PA profession was first proposed in the United States when Dr. Charles Hudson recommended to the American Medical Association in 1961 the "creation of two new groups of assistants to doctors from non-medical and non-nursing personnel...

Weight loss varies little among diets

...Diets are a multibillion-dollar industry and vary in philosophy and cost.A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association compares popular diets and suggests that differences in weight loss between diets is small.Physicians frequently...

GHSU student wins American Medical Association app contest

...University, beat out hundreds of other entries to win the student portion of a medical app contest held by the American Medical Association. His idea was to take the online JAMA Clinical Challenge and give it a twist."Basically, it is taking...

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

...David Holtgrave of Johns Hopkins University.The study was released online Saturday by the Journal of the American Medical Association. It is part of the journal's special report on HIV research, issued ahead of the International AIDS Conference...

Who pays your doc? Coming soon to a site near you

...the university's emergency medicine department.An analysis of 29 studies published by the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2000 found that doctors who accept fees, meals and other perks from drugmakers are more likely to prescribe...

Hundreds of Georgia doctors uninsured

...mandatory or establishing other mechanisms for compensating patients who have been harmed, according to the American Medical Association.In Georgia, acupuncturists are the only group of health care professionals required by law to have liability...

Newspaper finds more than 2,500 uninsured doctors

...retired.But the newspaper also found more than a dozen uninsured doctors who are treating patients.The American Medical Association says 18 states have laws making malpractice insurance mandatory or providing other ways to compensate patients...

Plant's mercury release cited

The American Medical Association is strengthening its positions on...augustachronicle.com. REDUCING MERCURY American Medical Association positions: - The AMA encourages...manufacturing processes. Source: American Medical Association

Physicians push liability reform

ATLANTA - It's been two years since the American Medical Association placed medical liability reform at the top...states in crisis," said Donald Palmisano, the American Medical Association's immediate past president. He said that...

Angioplasty relief similar to bypass

...But the study in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association also noted that angioplasty patients often...researchers reported in today's Journal of the American Medical Association. Eye patients in Quebec were 44 percent more...

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