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.
Jul 23, 2018, 08:36 AM
PAMED's Distinguished Service Award Goes To Altoona Physician
Andrew Gurman, MD, was named the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, which is considered the highest honor a member can receive from the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Jul 12, 2018, 12:28 PM
Bucks County Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Richard Gaibler, DO, a family medicine physician from Chalfont, Pa., in Bucks County, has been named July’s Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Jul 9, 2018, 16:12 PM
Northampton County Physician Wins International Voluntary Service Award
Daniel Mascarenhas, MD, a cardio vascular disease specialist, won the award for his volunteer work with providing affordable cardiac care in India.
Jun 29, 2018, 10:21 AM
STATEMENT: Border Crisis Could Cause Lifelong Health Impacts
The following is a statement from Theodore Christopher, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Dr. Christopher reacts to the possible health implications of migrating families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jun 27, 2018, 08:28 AM
Pennsylvania’s “Top Physicians Under 40” includes diverse group
Winners for Top Physicians Under 40 list were nominated by colleagues and ultimately selected by a statewide committee of Pennsylvania Medical Society member physicians.
Jun 13, 2018, 15:28 PM
STATEMENT: SB 780 Could Move Telemedicine Forward in Pennsylvania
The following is a statement from Theodore Christopher, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Dr. Christopher reacts to the Pennsylvania Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 780, which could help expand telemedicine services in Pennsylvania.
Jun 7, 2018, 09:00 AM
Hershey Physician Selected as June’s Everyday Hero
William Hennrikus, MD, an orthopedist from Hershey, has been named June’s Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Jun 4, 2018, 09:00 AM
Pennsylvania Second Nationally In Decline Of Opioid Prescriptions
Pennsylvania saw the second highest drop nationally in the number of opioid prescriptions in 2017, according to data released last week by the AMA.
May 16, 2018, 06:49 AM
Pittsburgh Physician Named May’s Everyday Hero By Pennsylvania Medical Society
Melissa Pugliano-Mauro MD named May Everyday Hero by PAMED
Apr 18, 2018, 07:58 AM
Erie Physician Named April’s Everyday Hero by Pennsylvania Medical Society
Kathleen Costanzo DO of Erie chosen as April 2018 Everyday Hero by PAMED
Mar 12, 2018, 07:54 AM
PAMED Supports Teen Health Week March 18-24
PAMED recognizes Teen Health Week and the work of member Dr. Laura Offutt, who started the observation.
Mar 5, 2018, 09:00 AM
PAMED praises Governor; Raises Concern About Prior Authorization
PAMED President Theodore Christopher MD reacts to Governor Tom Wolf removing barriers for Medicaid patients in need of opioid use disorder treatment. Raises concerns about prior authorization.
Mar 2, 2018, 07:55 AM
Scranton Physician Named Everyday Hero by Pennsylvania Medical Society After Being Nominated by Patient
Kevin Olsen MD of Scranton is the March 2018 recipient of PAMED's Everyday Hero Award.
Feb 20, 2018, 09:14 AM
STATEMENT: Stunning investigation in California raises questions in Pennsylvania about prior authorization of health insurers
PAMED raises questions about prior authorization in light of a CNN story about Aetna.