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AMA Press Releases and Statements

Find press releases and statements on issues vital to bettering patient care and helping physicians advance and improve the practice of medicine.

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The AMA released a letter that was sent to the Trump Administration urging the federal government to withdraw its “zero tolerance” immigration policy.
Jun 20, 2018
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After conducting an exhaustive analysis on the proposed acquisition of Aetna by CVS Heath, the AMA urges regulators to block the merger.
Jun 19, 2018
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Policy calls on the government to ensure consumers are aware of ingredients and nicotine content in e-cigarettes, e-cigarette cartridges and e-liquid refills.
Jun 15, 2018
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AMA voted to adopt new policies aimed at improving the health of the nation. The new policies were approved during the voting session of the Annual Meeting.
Jun 15, 2018
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The AMA’s new policy calls for physician training on suicide risk assessment, prevention and lethal means safety counseling.
Jun 15, 2018
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The AMA and other medical associations filed an amicus brief in the case of Texas v. United States, a lawsuit that threatens popular key provisions of the ACA.
Jun 14, 2018
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AMA adopted policy to ensure those with substance use disorders receive evidence-based treatment – whether in clinics, hospitals, correctional settings, etc.
Jun 14, 2018
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AMA passed its first policy addressing AI at its Annual Meeting, adopting broad policy recommendations for health and technology stakeholders on this issue.
Jun 14, 2018
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AMA adopted policy reaffirming the need for more medical residency slots to ensure that patients have access to an adequate physician workforce.
Jun 14, 2018
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AMA adopted policy at its Annual Meeting aimed at ensuring that medical students receive quality clinical documentation experience using EHRs.
Jun 13, 2018
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