Aug 21, 2019, 08:00 AM
Camp Hill Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
PAMED’s Everyday Hero Award is designed to showcase talented physicians who probably don’t view themselves as heroes, but to patients and colleagues they are.
Jul 24, 2019, 12:00 PM
Paoli Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
PAMED’s Everyday Hero Award is a monthly member honor designed to showcase talented physicians who probably don’t view themselves as heroes, but to patients and colleagues they are.
Jul 16, 2019, 08:31 AM
Berks County Neurosurgeon to Receive PAMED’s Distinguished Service Award for Lifetime Achievement
Raymond Truex, MD, was named the 2019 recipient of the Pennsylvania Medical Society’s Distinguished Service Award.
Jul 9, 2019, 07:40 AM
Philadelphia ER Physician Wins Statewide Voluntary Service Award
Wayne Bond Lau, MD, won the statewide award for his volunteer work at Philadelphia’s Chinatown Clinic at Holy Redeemer Church.
Jul 2, 2019, 13:40 PM
STATEMENT: Pennsylvania’s State Health Exchange
PAMED believes that health care coverage should be available and affordable to all Pennsylvanians.
Jun 27, 2019, 07:15 AM
PAMED’s Top Physicians Under 40
Winners were nominated by colleagues and ultimately selected by a statewide committee of PAMED members. To appear on the list, physicians must practice in Pennsylvania and be under the age of 40 on Dec. 31, 2019.
Jun 25, 2019, 07:15 AM
Testimony: Pa. Medical Society on Proposed Medical Liability Venue Rules Changes
The following is PAMED testimony from the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee's hearing on proposed venue rules changes for medical liability cases in Pennsylvania.
Jun 24, 2019, 15:32 PM
Pa. Medical Society Reacts Highmark-UPMC Announcement
The Pennsylvania Medical Society applauds the announcement that UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a 10-year contract that ends their longstanding dispute.
Jun 24, 2019, 14:51 PM
Pa. Medical Society On Improving Health Cost Transparency
The Pennsylvania Medical Society supports the goal of price transparency and helping patients make informed decisions about their care.
Jun 12, 2019, 14:09 PM
Pa. Medical Society reacts to Senate passage of SB25
While we share the goal of improving access to care in rural and underserved areas, the Pennsylvania Medical Society vigorously disagrees with Senate Bill 25 as the solution.
Jun 12, 2019, 10:49 AM
Erie Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Paul Malaspina, MD, a general and trauma surgeon with UPMC Hamot has been named PAMED's June Everyday Hero.
Jun 6, 2019, 10:32 AM
New Data Links PDMP Usage to Pennsylvania’s Drop in Opioid Prescriptions
Data shows Pennsylvania’s physicians continue to write fewer opioid prescriptions while increasing their usage of the state’s prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP).
May 15, 2019, 13:55 PM
Wexford Physician Presented with Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
David Hennessey, MD has been named May 2019 Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
May 2, 2019, 08:42 AM
Why Diagnosing Depression In Older Adults Can Be Difficult
Dr. Ortiz spoke with PAMED’s “Building Healthy Communities” public health initiative to raise awareness and encourage primary care physicians to screen their geriatric patients.
May 1, 2019, 08:11 AM
PAMED Opposes Bill That Forces Pennsylvania Physicians to Treat Unvaccinated Children
Legislation places physicians in an untenable situation to care for a patient who will not accept the physician’s recommendations.
Apr 30, 2019, 14:00 PM
Pennsylvania Legislation Aims to Decrease Patient Delays by Insurers
State Rep. Steven Mentzer and a coalition of patient/provider advocates announced legislation that would reform insurance tactics that are delaying care and increasingly undermining decisions made between health care professionals and their patients.
Apr 17, 2019, 10:00 AM
Two State Medical Societies to Collaborate on Value-Based Care Contracting
Through their subsidiary organizations, the Medical Society of Delaware (MSD) and the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) have agreed to join forces to explore development of a joint approach to pursue value-based care arrangements for physicians in their respective states.
Apr 11, 2019, 10:31 AM
Reading Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
The Pennsylvania Medical Society's Everyday Hero Award is designed to showcase talented physicians who probably don’t view themselves as heroes, but to patients and colleagues they are.
Apr 9, 2019, 09:30 AM
Pa. Medical Society Opposes Legislation That Would Grant Independent Practice to CRNPs
PAMED is deeply disappointed by bills that allow certified registered nurse practitioners to practice medicine without a collaborative agreement with a physician.
Apr 2, 2019, 13:32 PM
Reaction to Pennsylvania Auditor General’s Announcement About the Affordable Care Act
The following is a statement from John Gallagher, MD, Chair of the Pennsylvania Medical Society’s Board of Trustees.