Further, "Medical schools may need to broaden their curriculums to include an emphasis on the bigger picture of policy and government when training the next generation of physicians if they hope to have physicians shaping the direction of health care in the United States," wrote authors of a Johns Hopkins study on physicians in Congress appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association
The American Medical Association
Foundation, along with pharmaceutical company Pfizer, Inc., are also taking a leadership role in addressing the issue.
Chicago, IL: American Medical Association
, CSA Report A-99, Feb.
* Revises the standard for determining permanent disability from "ability to compete in the open labor market" to "diminished future earning capacity," with the final determination based on the American Medical Association
Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Edition.
Crisis states identified by the American Medical Association
as of March were Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.
Carbon monoxide is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in America, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association
sit com mogul Norman Lear's group), the American Medical Association
, the American Humanist Association and Planned Parenthood.
If you count yourself among the number of healthy adults who takes a daily multivitamin "just in case," you are doing yourself a big favor according to Harvard researchers reporting in the Journal of the American Medical Association
. On the other hand, if you think that your diet is so good that it stands on its own, you might think again.
According to the American Medical Association
(AMA), at least a dozen states currently face serious medical liability crises, largely fueled by an ultra-litigious cultural mind-set and jury awards jumping by more than 70 percent (to an average of $3.5 million) between 1995 and 2000.
Field Guide to HIPAA Implementation, (American Medical Association
, 2002) $109.95 for members, $139.95 for non-members.
According to the company, hospital libraries can now access full text from the American Medical Association
Collection through EBSCOhost.
EBSCO Publishing has announced the integration of additional back years of BIOSIS' Biological Abstracts (BA) database, the full text of the American Medical Association
Collection database, and INSPEC through its EBSCOhost service.