Bad News for Big Medicine

How med student loan burdens can deepen health disparities - American Medical Association (blog) - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 23:03

How med student loan burdens can deepen health disparities
American Medical Association (blog)
The high loan burden associated with medical school can discourage students from underrepresented minority groups or lower-income families from pursuing a career as a physician. This creates a ripple effect of widening health care disparities that ...

Addressing mental health in the black community - Charlotte Post - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 21:53

Charlotte Post

Addressing mental health in the black community
Charlotte Post
African Americans share the same mental health issues as the rest of the population. Yet, mental health remains a taboo topic of discussion within the black community. According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African ...

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Marching for Science - UMB News - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 20:44

UMB News

Marching for Science
UMB News
Barth said he saw people marching representing the Society for Research on Childhood Development and the American Psychiatric Association. When people hear about the March for Science, Barth said, they tend to think about physics, climate change, and ...

American Medical Association Still Opposes GOP's Healthcare Bill - Newsmax - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 20:18

American Medical Association Still Opposes GOP's Healthcare Bill
Newsmax
The American Medical Association is the latest medical group to come out against the American Health Care Act, issuing a warning Thursday that millions could lose coverage. "As we have previously stated, we are deeply concerned that the AHCA would ...

2017 Commencement honorary degree, award recipients announced - University of Rochester Newsroom - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 19:51

2017 Commencement honorary degree, award recipients announced
University of Rochester Newsroom
Nadelson was the first woman president of the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society and the American Psychiatric Association. She has been president of the Association for Academic Psychiatry, the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, the American ...

What does collaborative care look like in action? - MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog) - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 19:32

MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

What does collaborative care look like in action?
MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
No one understands mental health patients and their needs better than the people who work closely with them every day. Frontline staff members are integral to enhancing the patient experience at Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks, New York, and ...

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Opposition to Trumpcare 2.0 swells - ThinkProgress - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 19:25

ThinkProgress

Opposition to Trumpcare 2.0 swells
ThinkProgress
The opposition to Trumpcare is growing. The American Medical Association, American Hospital Association, and Catholic Health Association were the latest groups to voice their opposition to the bill on Thursday. GOP senators, moderate House Republicans, ...
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Shawna Shepherd/CNN - WDIV Detroit - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 19:03

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Shawna Shepherd/CNN
WDIV Detroit
The influential American Medical Association, AARP and two major hospital groups all came out against a new amendment unveiled this week that would let states to weaken some of Obamacare's key protections for those with pre-existing conditions and for ...

AMA, AARP oppose latest Obamacare repeal effort - WFMZ Allentown - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 18:55

WFMZ Allentown

AMA, AARP oppose latest Obamacare repeal effort
WFMZ Allentown
The influential American Medical Association, AARP and two major hospital groups all came out against a new amendment unveiled this week that would let states to weaken some of Obamacare's key protections for those with pre-existing conditions and for ...
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Nebraska Joins Telehealth Interstate Medical Licensure Compact - mHealthIntelligence.com - Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 18:36

mHealthIntelligence.com

Nebraska Joins Telehealth Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
mHealthIntelligence.com
The US Health Resources and Services awarded $750,000 to FSMB to manage the compact and recruit more states to join. Other supporters include the American Medical Association, American Telemedicine Association, American Osteopathic Association, ...

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