FDA must guard against bias in AI, focus on patient outcomes
Physicians urge the agency to address risks and to focus on patient outcomes, particularly for systems that use machine learning.
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Why student-loan forgiveness is making primary care more attractive
A decade’s worth of data from osteopathic medical graduates finds that those making use of loan-forgiveness or repayment programs were likelier to opt for primary care specialties.
Recognizing the patterns of truth
You may have seen the movie based on the life of Bennet I. Omalu, MD, MBA, MPH. Find out the real story behind what he has discovered, in CTE and in letting science lead the way.
Prison inmates and staff need more health education, training
Poor health outcomes are rampant in U.S. jails and prisons, thanks to subpar hand hygiene, oral health and other factors. AMA also backs giving incarcerated women access to contraception.
AMA policy advocates to eliminate non-medical vaccine exemptions
The AMA adopted policy to actively advocate for legislation, and policies that incentivize states to eliminate non-medical exemptions from immunizations.
AMA adopts new public health policies to improve health of nation
AMA adopts policies supporting plans to end the HIV epidemic, decriminalize HIV status non-disclosure, and access to contraception for incarcerated persons.
Physicians support paid parental leave to boost health outcomes
Increases in paid parental leave linked to lower perinatal, neonatal, post-neonatal, infant and child mortality. More employers should step up, the AMA says.
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