American Medical Association
Novartis' Gleevec shows long-term survival benefit in study; Novo Nordisk CEO considers small acquisitions; Merck KGaA to sell biosimilars unit
The SEC said some company drug prices can be made public, 23andMe launched an R&D division, and Public Citizen is asking the FDA to withdraw a proposal it says will undermine drug safety information.
Steven Stack will be the association's youngest president when he takes office in 2015.
American Medical News' 55-year publishing run will come to a close this year, the AMA, its publisher, said today.
With a new era of transparency for doctors and life science manufacturers kicking off today, here's how some organizations are keeping physicians informed.
Alexion plans on moving into new HQ in 2015, AMA declares obesity is a disease, FDA looks into Zyprexa patient deaths
Studies undercut Medtronic spine treatment benefit, AMA wars over obesity classification, Komen gets a new CEO, GSK offloads thrombosis meds, Lilly gains diabetes treatment, AZN chooses new site
For the drug industry, the big news in the "fiscal cliff" deal is that the next big congressional showdown—one that could have big implications for the healthcare industries—has been kicked down the road a couple months.
The fan base of the AMA's publishing arm grew 115% in the second quarter.
The American Medical Association closed out its annual meeting Wednesday with a series of new resolutions and a new president, psychiatrist Jeremy Lazarus.
Congressional Republicans -- and even a few Democrats -- are pressing the attack on the Independent Payment Advisory Board for Medicare, a part of the Affordable Care Act opposed by both PhRMA and the AMA.
State-accredited CME providers continue to decrease, with 68 dropping out as of last year, but so far the trend has not posed a threat to physician education, one official says.
A new report passed by AMA delegates draws ethical boundaries around the use of industry funding for medical education, stopping well short of the all-out ban seen in some previous versions.
Doctors that demonstrate the "meaningful use" of electronic health records (EHR) in their practices are eligible for at least $44,000 over five years, an incentive the American Medical Association is facilitating with a new partnership.
A third attempt by an AMA ethics council asking physicians and medical institutions to curb industry funding for professional educational activities was rebuffed yesterday.
The AMA partnered with the Flu Information Care System (FICS) - a coalition of pharmacies, drug makers, state governments, tech providers and others - to launch a flu assessment site for consumers.
In just over a month, the American Medical Association has launched a YouTube channel, a blog and a Facebook page.
The American Medical Association reasserted its support for America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 (H.R. 3200) in a YouTube video starring AMA president James Rohack, a cardiologist from Texas.