Study of Colorado’s Efforts to Reverse Opioid Epidemic
The AMA, Colorado Medical Society and Manatt Health release study of Colorado’s meaningful efforts to reverse the opioid epidemic.
8 physician advocacy wins that set the stage for 2019
Despite D.C. turmoil, doctors score key victories at national, state levels on physician payment, gun violence, regulatory relief and more. Find out the AMA’s 2019 policy targets.
Landmark deal on medication-assisted treatment a model for nation
A breakthrough in Pennsylvania eliminates prior authorization for lifesaving treatment for opioid-use disorder. Every other state should follow suit.
AMA statement on declining life expectancy
The trend of declining life expectancy in the United States is deeply concerning and demands an all-hands-on-deck approach to reverse course.
AMA president outlines efforts to attack dysfunction in health care
Dr. McAneny also issues urgent calls for physician leadership to help reduce gun violence in America, end harassment in medicine
10 ways the new opioids law could help address the epidemic
The president signs into law a bill that expands access for opioid-use disorder treatment and prevention, and authorizes outpatient treatment alternative payment model.
Understanding the opioid epidemic’s economic toll
Nearly 70,000 people died from drug-related overdose between January 2017 and January 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with about 48,000 related to opioids, the majority of which is due to heroin and illicit fenta
Share, Listen, Learn Webinar Series
The AMA's monthly webinars—Share, Listen, Speak, Learn—provide instruction on topics to excel in practice transformation.
5 reasons to read the surgeon general’s opioid epidemic report
The AMA calls on the nation’s physicians to read this timely new report from the U.S. surgeon general. Find out what you will learn from America’s top doctor.