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Len has been writing about health care, employee benefits and insurance for more than 30 years. He is a longtime member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and associate professor of journalism Emeritus at Columbia College Chicago. Len holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University, a master’s in industrial relations from Loyola University Chicago, and a master’s degree from the Program for Writers at University of Illinois Chicago.
Free up to 3 hours of doctors’ time daily with smart use of MAs
Medical assistants (MAs) can tackle administrative tasks, routine clinical services and help practices excel in team-based care. Learn more with the AMA.
In a challenging landscape, new support for private practices
The new AMA Private Practice Physicians Section aims to develop impactful policy that helps small- to midsize practices.
Teen prodigy builds COVID-19 vaccine-appointment search tool
13-year-old helped his grandparents land COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Then he built a website to help millions get the latest information.
More physician practices move to contactless payment options
Adopting new payment processing technology can improve collections efficiency and offer a safety boost amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
How pharmacogenomics enables precision approach to care
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Why coronavirus variants might undercut vaccine efficacy
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Dr. Fauci: Variants reveal COVID-19 vaccination as global job
The vaccination-versus-mutation race is not being run in the U.S. alone, explains Anthony Fauci, MD, the Biden administration’s chief medical adviser
Dr. Fauci: 16% boost to vaccine allotments on the way
Manufacturers ramp up production amid encouraging news on third COVID-19 vaccine. AMA’s Dr. Bailey notes need for clear messaging to overcome hesitancy.