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AMA Therapeutic Insights

Welcome to the AMA Therapeutic Insights online CME program. Intended for primary care physicians, these CME newsletters feature the latest treatment guidelines and prescribing data for specific disease states.

Therapeutic Insights newsletterView one-page summaries of current newsletters

Managing Acute Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections

The following newsletters are not eligible for CME credit, as the content has expired. Newsletters are provided for informational purposes only.

Managing Erectile Dysfunction
Management of Stable COPD
Current Management of Dyslipidemia in Adults
Treatment of Tobacco Dependence
Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Management of Migraine in Adults
Community-Acquired Pneumonia

What does AMA Therapeutic Insights offer physicians?

  • Up-to-date, disease-specific prescribing data*
  • Disease demographics, co-morbidities, data on patients diagnosed and treated vs. diagnosed and not treated
  • Best practices and evidence-based therapy guidelines presented in case-study format
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Integrated views of actual treatment practices for the respective disease states
  • A new disease-specific newsletter every quarter

*The AMA does not collect, compile, license, sell or have access to physician prescribing data. The prescribing data included in AMA Therapeutic Insights are provided by IMS Health and are HIPAA compliant and do not contain any patient identifiable information.

How does AMA Therapeutic Insights increase the transparency of physician prescribing data?

For the first time, physicians are given access to disease-specific prescribing data and other therapy-related information in a unique CME professional development activity. AMA Therapeutic Insights offers physicians a new opportunity to improve the quality of patient care through a greater understanding of prescribing and treatment information.

How is prescribing data used for the benefit of the public?

Prescribing data are used by public health agencies for a variety of purposes, including studies about drug interactions, prescribing trends, long-term effects of medications, and prevention of medical errors. Medical researchers also use prescribing information for projects such as setting and promoting public policy, accelerating healthcare innovations, driving best clinical practice, monitoring drug safety, and clinical trial recruitment.

AMA Continuing Medical Education

The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Medical Association designates each enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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If you need additional information, please contact us at tinsights@ama-assn.org or (800) 621-8335.