COVID-19

AAO official voices optimism for future of health care with incoming Biden admin

During AAO 2020, Cathy G. Cohen, MHSA, CAE, AAO vice president for governmental affairs, offered some optimism for the future of health care under the Biden administration.

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 home testing kit

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for the first COVID-19 diagnostic test for self-testing at home and that provides rapid results.

Neuro-ophthalmology, NFL connect for a touchdown

Science is being tapped by professional sports league to train and develop officials.

What to expect from virtual AAO 2020

November 05, 2020

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) President Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, offers a preview of what attendees can look forward to from the academy's virtual annual meeting — kicking off Nov. 13-15.

Medical professionals urge Congress to retain Medicare sequester pause

October 27, 2020

Congress paused Medicare sequester cuts to offer relief amid the pandemic. Now, the leaders of the American Medical Association, American Hospital Association, American Health Care Association, and National Association for Home Care & Hospice are urging congressional leadership to keep the pause in place.