New York effort raises use of MAT for opioid-use disorder
Medications for addiction treatment (MAT) are underused, with racial, geographic and economic barriers. Learn about a Big Apple initiative that’s making big changes.
Chicago investments tackle health inequities from the ground up
AMA commits to $2 million investment toward the betterment of community health and well-being on Chicago’s West Side, marked by decades of disinvestment.
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AMA in the News: February 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for February 2020.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Feb. 24, 2020
In the news: Updates on COVID-19 in the U.S., Title X decision gags physicians, cognitive decline in widowed adults, 42% of U.S. adults have obesity.
AMA, West Side United invest $6M to close health gaps in Chicago
AMA joins major Chicago hospitals and Northern Trust in mission to improve the health of Chicago’s west side neighborhoods.
AMA, West Side United fight for health equity, one community at a time
As part of its goal to leverage strategic partnerships to empower physicians and communities, AMA is collaborating with West Side United (WSU) in addressing health inequity in 10 neighborhoods on Chicago’s west side.
Why AMA is investing in Chicago’s West Side to boost health equity
Factors outside the exam room drive disparate health care outcomes. Learn how the AMA will help finance a bid to promote well-being in an area with life expectancy far below the national average.
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