AMWA NewsFlash
Feb. 12, 2014

Last chance to book discounted Ritz Carlton Rooms!

Get your room now for AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting!
Deadline: Feb. 13 — To book, call 202-835-0500More

AMWA Meeting 2014 Speaker Highlights

Affordable Care, Policy and Advocacy, Global Women's Health
William A. Haseltine, Ph.D.
Noreen Fraser
Louise Ivers, M.D., MPH, DTM&H More

REGISTER NOW — 99th Anniversary Meeting March 13-16

Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C. — Register Now More

2014 Award Recipients

AMWA is pleased to announce the 2014 Award recipients.More

AMWA's Partner Medelita Announces H.E.R.O. Award for Residents

Nominate a resident for a chance to win free Medelita scrubs, white coats, and $25,000! More

AMWA looking for Regional Governors

AMWA is looking for Regional Governors to help increase AMWA Branch Development.
Deadline extended to March 10 — APPLY NOW.More

CVS / Caremark will stop selling tobacco products

To add your name of support with AMWA — click here.More

Paul Ambrose Scholars Program
Application cycle is now open — The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program prepares public health and clinical health professions students to address population health challenges at the national and community level. More

Articles from Groundbreaking New Violence and Gender Journal
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
The publication of six articles from Violence and Gender, a new peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the understanding, prediction, and prevention of violence and spearheaded by Mary Ellen O’Toole, Ph.D.More

SGR repeal will require cuts or payment reforms to move forward
Modern Healthcare
With hospitals vehemently opposed to more Medicare cuts to fund the bipartisan legislation unveiled that would permanently end the annual charade around physician pay cuts, Congress may have to enact some form of payment or tax reform if it expects to get the job done this year. More

Barriers to adult vaccination identified
Medscape (free subscription)
Researchers found inconsistent assessment of patients' vaccination status among the physicians surveyed and insufficient stocking of certain recommended vaccines, in many instances because of the expense of the vaccines. More

HHS rule lets patients get results directly from labs
Family Practice News
Very soon, patients across the country will be allowed to call the lab and get their test results, without having to interact with a physician or health care professional.More

Majority of physicians use mobile devices, but not mobile EHRs
By Pamela Lewis Dolan
Among physicians, mobile devices have become as ubiquitous as lab coats and stethoscopes. More

MHPAEA: What is new under the final rules?
By Jessica Belle
Explaining what is new under the final rules recently issued by the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services .More