E-prescribing controlled substances: Here’s why the clicks add up
70% of physicians e-prescribe, but only 20% can e-prescribe controlled substances. The AMA is asking EHR vendors for action to help change that.
Opioid epidemic: Huge funding boost needed to close treatment gap
Administrative and insurance barriers continue to block access to treatment, AMA President-elect Susan R. Bailey, MD, tells Congress.
Share, Listen, Learn Series
The AMA's monthly webinars—Share, Listen, Learn—provide instruction on topics to excel in practice transformation.
Get rid of market barriers to appropriate pain management
Health insurers, pharmacy benefit management companies and others are making it harder for physicians to provide appropriate care to patients living with pain.
AMA passes opioid policies to end barriers to non-opioid treatment
The AMA approved several opioid-related policies intended to put the focus of pain treatment back on patients and away from arbitrary third-party controls.
Lifesaving naloxone should be available almost everywhere
Publicly available naloxone rescue boxes could allow bystanders to save the lives of people experiencing opioid overdoses.
New AMA president: Time for physicians to create history together
In ascending to one of medicine’s highest offices, new AMA president Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, has completed an unlikely journey.
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