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Study to gauge impact of recertification process on doctors

Some physicians say there should be alternatives to mandatory exams to stay board certified. Read story

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What’s next now that the AMA has declared obesity a disease?

The AMA’s classification is expected to influence changes in treatment, coverage, research and health policy. Read story

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Leaders speak to efforts on behalf of patients and physicians

The AMA president talks about critical issues facing doctors while the executive vice president gives a progress report on the strategic plan. Read story

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Doctors seek payment models to replace Medicare SGR

New Association policy says physicians should have the freedom to determine what models would apply best to their practices. Read story

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Call for tougher rules to stop misleading medical device ads

Delegates say DME distributors frequently misconstrue the process in which patients must follow to receive their supplies. Read story

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Pharmacists warned on intruding into prescribing decisions

Delegates say pharmacists have been second-guessing physician decisions on drug orders; pharmacists say they're just trying to comply with DEA requirements. Read story

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Guidance offered on effective EHR use

Physicians respond to worries that technology may be interfering with patient communication and is a barrier to sharing information with other facilities. Read story

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Federal payment sought for Medicaid organ transplants

State budget shortfalls should not limit access to lifesaving transplants, delegates contend. Read story

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