Press Releases

CHICAGO – Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes influential female physician leaders as part of Women in Medicine Month. To showcase the accomplishments of these leaders, the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) and the AMA Foundation today announced the winners of the …
New Leader to Also Serve as SVP and CEO of Health System's South Market in Southeast Michigan DETROIT, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an extensive, national search, Henry Ford Health System has selected a new CEO for Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Richard "Chip" Davis, Ph.D., is…
St. Paul, Minn. (August 10, 2018) – The American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) annually recognizes a select number of its members who have demonstrated a commitment to professional medical society management by honoring them as Recognized Fellows. AAMSE’s Recognized Fellows…
Tenaya Therapeutics, a preclinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovery and development of novel therapies for heart failure, announced the appointment of Faraz Ali as Chief Executive Officer. "We are thrilled to bring Faraz on board as the new CEO," said David Goeddel, Ph.D.,…
WALNUT Creek, Calif., July 17, 2018 — Thirty-year healthcare veteran Mark Luck Olson has recently joined Trainer Rx as its new CEO and will drive the company’s accelerated growth into new markets. “Mark Olson has an impressive track record of growing companies from the ground up,” said Michael…
Austin, Texas – July 10, 2018 – Russell Kohl, MD, FAACP, assumed his role as president of the American Health Quality Association (AHQA) at the AHQA Quality Summit on July 9.  Dr. Kohl, the chief medical officer for TMF Health Quality Institute, was voted in as AHQA president-elect at the 2017…
Jun 14, 2018 | Submitted by: AMA
CHICAGO – With well-documented gaps in health and health care across segments of the United States, the American Medical Association (AMA) today adopted policy during its Annual Meeting to define health equity and outline a strategic framework toward realizing the goal of achieving optimal…
(Skokie, Ill.) April 2, 2018 – AAAHC recently honored a primary care center in Arizona and a surgical center in Connecticut for their exemplary work in quality improvement studies. The prestigious Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Award recognizes AAAHC-accredited…
Englewood, Colo. (March 5, 2018)— High performing practices earn nearly $150,000 more in medical revenue, after operating costs, than other practices. In addition, optimized medical practice operations yield the highest quality care for patients. To help practices better their earning potential…
Las Vegas, Nevada, March 5, 2018 – Mayo Clinic Global Business Solutions and Wellpepper, Inc. announced today that Mayo Clinic will be providing best practices for interactive care plans on the Wellpepper platform. Wellpepper is a clinically-validated patient engagement platform used by major…
ALEXANDRIA, VA – AMGA will host its 2018 Annual Conference March 7-10 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix.The conference will bring together leaders from medical groups and integrated systems of care around the country to share best practices and strategies for success in the healthcare…
Denver, Colo. (January 23, 2018)—Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, today announced the 250 recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. These hospitals are among the top five percent in the…
CHICAGO – Jan. 11, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has recognized the AHIMA Foundation, the philanthropic affiliate of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), as a National Program for Apprenticeship. The recognition of the Foundation’s National Standards of…
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 8, 2018) - Steven J. Corwin, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of NewYork-Presbyterian, is the 2018 council chairman of the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) constituency section for health care systems. The 21-member council represents AHA’s 250 health…
Bethesda, MD [January 10, 2018]—Today, Aledade, Inc. and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah announced a new partnership expanding Aledade’s Utah Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to provide high-quality, coordinated care to 4,000 Regence plan members cared for by its practices. Under Aledade…
In recognition of the nation’s highest quality hospitals, The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit hospital watchdog organization, announced today the recipients of its 2017 Top Hospitals award. This year, New Jersey, California, Florida and Massachusetts had strong showings, with 10 or more…
HONOLULU – With the need for donated organs far exceeding the number available for transplantation in the U.S., the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy during its Interim Meeting this week aimed at increasing organ donation rates—particularly among minority populations with…
HONOLULU – During the opening session of its 2017 Interim Meeting, the American Medical Association (AMA) presented Karen L. Hackett, FACHE, CAE, former chief executive officer of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), with the Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award. This…
CHICAGO – As part of its ongoing work to shape and support effective digital health innovation using physician expertise, the American Medical Association (AMA) today announced an online platform designed to bring physicians and health tech companies together to develop and improve health care…
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based organization aiming to improve health care quality for consumers and purchasers, announced today the agenda for the first National Health Care Ratings Summit, which will be held on December 6 and 7 in…
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AMN), healthcare's innovator in workforce solutions and staffing services, announced today that it has again been named the largest healthcare staffing company in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).The SIA report ranks…