Feb 3, 2020, 22:00 PM
LBFC Report on Venue: Doesn’t Make Case for Return to Venue Shopping; Leave Well Enough Alone
The Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Pennsylvania Coalition for Civil Justice Reform, The Hospital and Healthsystems Association of Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania Healthcare Association, react to the release of the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee's report on the impact of a proposed venue rule change.
Jan 13, 2020, 13:28 PM
Rep. Frankel’s Bill Aims to Curb Rising Drug Prices in Pa.
PAMED President Lawrence John, MD, reacts to new legislation that aims to reduce the cost of prescription drug prices. This issue has concerned PAMED’s physician members for many years.
Jan 2, 2020, 15:09 PM
PAMED Reacts to Gov. Wolf’s Plan to Expand Mental Health Services
Physicians stand ready to help lead the effort to ensure patients receive the highest quality and most appropriate care.
Nov 20, 2019, 08:05 AM
PAMED Endorses Pilot Program of Safe Injection Sites to Combat Opioid Crisis
More than 270 physicians and medical students approved the new policy at PAMED’s annual House of Delegates in a continued effort to help Pennsylvanians suffering from addiction.
Nov 19, 2019, 09:17 AM
Statement: Reaction to Public Hearing on Pennsylvania Senate Bill 675
Lawrence John, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, reacts to Tuesday’s public hearing on legislation that seeks to impose additional barriers to physicians who prescribe buprenorphine for medication assisted treatment.
Nov 7, 2019, 08:49 AM
Meet PAMED's Newest Trustees - 2019-20
The Pennsylvania Medical Society delegates elected the following physicians to the organization's board of trustees Oct. 26-27 in Hershey.
Oct 30, 2019, 08:16 AM
PAMED Awards $500,000 in First Health Care Innovation Grants
The Pennsylvania Medical Society awarded grants to physicians and organizations in a new program that encourages innovation in health care. The eight winners were announced at the House of Delegates in Hershey.
Oct 28, 2019, 12:01 PM
Pennsylvania Legislation Aims to Decrease Patient Delays by Insurers
State Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill, Rep. Steven Mentzer, and a coalition of physician groups announced the introduction of legislation that would reform insurance tactics that are delaying care and increasingly undermining decisions made between physicians and patients.
Oct 27, 2019, 09:22 AM
Wayne County Physician Elected Vice President of PAMED
David A. Talenti, MD, a gastroenterologist who practices in Wayne County, was elected by a statewide group of physicians Saturday to serve as vice president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 26, 2019, 19:10 PM
Pittsburgh Physician Sworn in as President of The Pennsylvania Medical Society
Lawrence John, MD, was sworn in as the 170th president of PAMED on Oct. 26 during a ceremony at the Hershey Lodge.
Oct 21, 2019, 06:46 AM
Pennsylvania Polls Show Strong Support for Collaborative Agreements Between Nurse Practitioners and Physicians
Data from new polls suggesting current lobbying efforts by nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania to eliminate collaborative agreements are unwarranted.
Oct 11, 2019, 15:27 PM
Statement: PAMED Expresses ‘Serious Concerns’ with Elements of President Trump’s Executive Order
It suggests an expansion of the scope of practice for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
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.