Doctors Push AMA to Slow Retail Clinic Growth

Several physician groups at the annual American Medical Association meeting said Sunday that the AMA should seek a ban on retail clinics, according to a report in yesterday’s Chicago Tribune.

CHICAGO — Several physician groups at the annual American Medical Association meeting held here said Sunday that the AMA should seek a ban on retail clinics, according to a report in yesterday’s Chicago Tribune. At the meeting, some groups said that the lack of doctors at retail clinics places the health of patients at risk. Others said that nurse practitioners lack the ability to properly treat patients younger than age three. "There is no more urgent issue than this for the AMA," Dr. Kamran

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