Mar 4, 2019, 10:27 AM
Wilkes-Barre, Allentown Physicians Added to PAMED Board
Maria Escano, MD, and Madalyn Schaefgen, MD, were recently appointed by the Pennsylvania Medical Society’s Board of Trustees to fill vacant seats.
Feb 5, 2019, 09:00 AM
Wilkes-Barre Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Raghava Reddy Levaka Veera, a hematologist/oncologist from Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has been named February’s Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Jan 30, 2019, 13:30 PM
STATEMENT: Public Hearing On Medical Liability Venue Rule
PAMED applauds today’s announcement about a public hearing to examine the proposed venue rule change for medical liability claims in Pennsylvania.
Jan 25, 2019, 08:00 AM
Chambersburg Psychiatrist Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Dr. Irakli Mania has spent the past 10 years helping patients in Franklin County recover from opioid use disorder and other mental health issues. To acknowledge his efforts, the Pennsylvania Medical Society will honor Dr. Mania with its January Everyday Hero Award.
Jan 17, 2019, 09:00 AM
Physicians Say Pa. Court Rule Could Bring Back ‘Venue Shopping’ and Jeopardize Patient Access to Care
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently proposed to eliminate one of the key pieces of the medical liability reforms that helped reverse a crisis in the early 2000s.
Dec 27, 2018, 08:30 AM
Court Blocks State's Attempt to Take $200 Million From Med Liability Organization
Danae Powers, MD, president of the PAMED, applauds the U.S. District court’s ruling that blocks the Commonwealth from taking more than $200 million from a physician-funded medical liability organization.
Dec 17, 2018, 07:43 AM
State College Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
James Powell, MD, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist, has been named December’s Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Dec 13, 2018, 12:30 PM
First Study of Commonwealth’s Efforts to Reverse Opioid Epidemic
Spotlight analysis finds progress made on numerous fronts, recommends next steps for policymakers, insurers, and physicians
Dec 12, 2018, 15:42 PM
STATEMENT: On the Passing of Former PAMED President Dr. Raymond Grandon
On behalf of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and our 21,000 members, we extend our deepest condolences to the family of Dr. Raymond Grandon.
Oct 30, 2018, 09:25 AM
Physicians Elected to Pa. Medical Society Board
PAMED elected the following physicians to its board of trustees during last weekend’s annual meeting in Hershey.
Oct 29, 2018, 09:54 AM
Philadelphia Ophthalmologist Elected Vice President of Pa. Medical Society
Michael A. DellaVecchia, MD, PhD, FACS, was elected by a statewide group of physicians to serve as vice president of PAMED immediately and will begin a 1-year term as president in October 2020.
Oct 28, 2018, 13:26 PM
STATEMENT: Physician Community’s Reaction to Tragic Pittsburgh Shooting
The following is a statement from Danae M. Powers, MD, President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 27, 2018, 19:42 PM
State College Physician Sworn in as President of The Pennsylvania Medical Society
Danae M. Powers, MD, an anesthesiologist, has been sworn in as the 169th president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 12, 2018, 12:54 PM
Pa. Removes Prior Auth for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and seven major health insurance companies agreed today to remove prior authorization requirements for treatment of substance use disorders, a move that has the potential to save thousands of lives, according to the American Medical Association (AMA) and Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 11, 2018, 11:29 AM
Statement: Reaction to CVS-Aetna Merger
The following is a statement from Theodore Christopher, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Dr. Christopher reacts to the U.S. Justice Department’s approval of CVS Health’s $69 billion bid to acquire insurer Aetna.
Oct 2, 2018, 03:46 AM
Reading Pediatrician Wins Statewide Award
Johanna Kelly, MD, has been named October’s Everyday Hero by PAMED.
Sep 17, 2018, 16:55 PM
Telepsychiatry Physician Wins September ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Eduardo Rueda Vasquez, MD, a physician who practices telepsychiatry, has been named the Pennsylvania Medical Society's September Everyday Hero.
Sep 10, 2018, 08:26 AM
Harrisburg health care organization receives PAMED Grant for Healthy Living in Ethnic Communities
The Community Check-Up Center was founded in 1994 by a group of Head Start mothers from Hall Manor who wanted accessible health care for their children.
Aug 27, 2018, 06:00 AM
Fox Chase Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Alexander Kutikov, MD, has been named August’s Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Aug 22, 2018, 09:29 AM
Chambersburg Doctor Explains the ABC’s of Vaccines
Making sure your immunizations are up to date isn’t just good for your health. It can protect your classmates, too.