AMA to governors: Stay-at-home orders help limit COVID-19 spread
COVID-19 doesn’t stop at state borders, so the AMA is urging all 50 of the nation’s governors to support statewide, emergency stay-at-home orders.
Retired doctors hear COVID-19 battle call, look for ways to help
Retired physicians are responding to the call to join the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, but finding an appropriate role can take some digging.
AMA highlights mental health resources for physicians during COVID-19
The AMA today announced resources available to help physicians cope with increased levels of distress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Crisis standards of care: Guidance from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics
Guidance from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics is grounded in core values of respect, compassion, objectivity, transparency and fairness that underly the difficult decisions about allocating scarce resources that arise in a pandemic.
COVID-19: Tackling the N95 shortage with novel decontamination
Learn more about how the University of Nebraska Medical Center implemented a promising new approach to decontaminate N95 respirator masks for repeat use.
COVID-19 safety: Don’t bar physicians from wearing their own PPE
While there is an emerging issue of hospitals barring physicians and other health professionals from wearing their own personal protective equipment, the AMA says they should be allowed to.
CMS offers more flexibility, financial stability for COVID-19 care
CMS has taken several actions designed to reduce red tape and encourage telehealth solutions that physicians need to combat the COVID-19 global pandemic.
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