Sweeping changes are taking place throughout the medical education field, including a focus on increased technological training, earlier exposure to patient care and more team-based learning, a report summarized on AMA Wire reported recently.
Trial courts have blocked two health insurance mergers that would have created what the president of the American Medical Association (AMA) described as "a threat to the affordability, accessibility and quality of health care.”
A branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has developed a "toolkit" in the hopes of preventing complications from mechanical ventilation devices, particularly ventilation-related pneumonia, the American Hospital Association announced recently.
Physicians and other health professionals often overestimate or underestimate the
benefits or harms of medical tests, screening and treatments, a recent review of medical
literature has found, according to the American Medical Association.