How to keep patient information secure in mHealth apps
See what mHealth app developers must do to ward off security threats and keep users’ sensitive information out of the wrong hands.
AMA develops Rx for drug prices that are high and rising
Arbitration can be used in determining price of prescription drugs that have insufficient competition, high list prices, or have seen unjustifiable price increases.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Payer-backed care shopping plans shouldn’t coerce patients
Employer or insurer-offered financial incentive programs can be useful, but must be transparent. AMA lays out other principles to guide such programs.
Medical School Life
Medical student leadership opportunities
Take on leadership opportunities at the local, state or national levels to represent medical students and address their concerns.
Charles F. Willson, MD: He improved primary care for Medicaid patients
AMA member Charles F. Willson, MD, was born prematurely and a pediatrician saved his life. Now he follows his own path as a pediatrician.
Sheila D. Rege, MD: Fighting for what’s right for her patients
AMA member Sheila D. Rege, MD, saw how Parkinson’s disease changed her grandfather and how one physician could make a difference.
Prior authorization research & reports
Read the evidence supporting the need for prior authorization reform.
Essential Tools & Resources
Federal & state correspondence finder
Council on Medical Service bylaws
House of Delegates
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