AMA backs wellness reform plan.

The Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free assistance of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Organization and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.. AMA backs wellness reform plan, however, not all doctors are on board Even while Democratic leaders in Congress and President Obama tout the American Medical Association’s support for the House healthcare overhaul proposal, eleven additional medical societies are rejecting the plan vocally, American Medical News reports. ‘Led by the Medical Assn.The two leading drivers for IT adoption are Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services mandates and administrative overhead reduction, with pending Federal government incentives to arrive a distant third. Additionally, 17 % of respondents say their offices will implement a fresh EMR by end of 2011. Of those, 68 % shall do so within the next 12 months. If EMR adoption comes after previous growth rates, the industry can get an higher %age of practices implementing EMRs than predicted even.