Substance use disorder knows no racial, economic, sexual orientation, age or gender boundaries. Fighting it requires a concerted effort on all fronts.
From a fitness tracker to healthy eating app, data is everywhere ... but it isn't all protected by HIPAA. The AMA has created a set of privacy principles that put patients in charge of their information.
When Patrice Harris, MD, MA, was growing up in rural West Virginia, she wanted to be a pediatrician.
A joint project between Vanderbilt and Ole Miss was one of eight selected by the American Medical Association to reimagine residency programming.
May 9, 2019 ... The AMA strongly backs the comprehensive, common-sense proposals the Interagency Pain Task Force discussed today, sending a clear signal to the physician community that policy makers understand the treatment required for patients in pain.
The AMA has spent the last several years accelerating change in medical education. Now the time has come to reimagine residency as the national organization works to transform physician training & practice.
Last month, the AMA recognized U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander for his work to improve healthcare across the country.
Three medical technology companies are first to adopt new data portability model for blood pressure monitoring devices
Precision medicine holds great promise to tailor treatment in a manner that maximizes outcomes, yet a number of barriers exist that hinder the rapidly growing discipline's integration into daily practice.
The American Medical Association (AMA) submitted comprehensive comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that outlined recommended changes to the proposed rule on physician payment policies.
On June 5, representatives from the American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education (ACE) leadership team visited Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) to review accomplishments made during the past five years of VUSM's participation in the ACE consortium.
In recognition that physician burnout is increasing, the AMA and other companies and organizations have begun tackling the critical issue from a variety of vantage points
Key healthcare associations and payer organizations look to simplify the pre-authorization process with a recently released consensus statement outlining key areas for improvement.
There is an increasing concern among public health professionals over the link between social media use and an increase in anxiety and depression.
Even as the AMA works with physicians and other providers to address opioid addiction, the national epidemic continues to evolve.
Oscar Health, a technology-driven health insurance startup based in New York has entered a strategic partnership with industry giant Humana to offer commercial health insurance to small businesses in the Nashville MSA.
With the 2017 reporting window rapidly closing, a recent AMA/KPMG survey finds less than 25 percent of physician decision-makers feels 'well prepared' to meet requirements.
House Republicans have begun the process to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While many are still combing through the details of the American Health Care Act, reaction is beginning to flow in.
Nation's largest association of physicians calls on Congress to carefully consider 'replace' before 'repeal' to ensure no loss of coverage and access to care.
AMA unveils a third pillar of medical education. Health systems science joins basic and clinical sciences to form three key parts of physician training.
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