Keyword: Patrice A. Harris
As doctors welcome the CDC’s clarification of its opioid guideline, the authors of that guideline say medical professionals had misapplied the recommendations.
Here's a look at five doctors who made news in 2018 and who you’ll want to keep an eye on in 2019.
Deaths in the U.S. from drug overdoses reached a record high of 72,000 last year, plus other health news from around the web.
Patrice A. Harris, M.D., can lay claim to a notable first. She is the first African-American woman elected as president of the AMA.
Providers said on Thursday that President Donald Trump’s declaration that the opioid crisis is a national public health emergency is a good and necessary step to raise awareness about the epidemic, but on its own it won’t solve the problem.
Express Scripts will roll out a new program that will limit opioid prescriptions for first-time users.
While federal law requires equitable insurance coverage for addiction treatment, patients still face hurdles to access care.
The American Medical Association is looking at a new a harassment policy that would protect attendees at major events.
Despite some of the challenges physicians face, many are still satisfied with the choice to become a doctor, according to a new survey.
Over 450 doctors have signed an open letter criticizing the American Medical Association’s quick endorsement of Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as HHS secretary.