Len Strazewski

AMA Affiliated Groups

Contributing News Writer,

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.

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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.

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Private Practices

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.

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Public Health

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.

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Claims Processing

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.

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Precision Medicine

How pharmacogenomics enables precision approach to care

Learn how pharmacogenomics—matching medications to patient genetics—are improving medical care and treatment adherence.

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Public Health

Why coronavirus variants might undercut vaccine efficacy

Cornell microbiology and immunology professor explains what’s known about COVID-19 vaccines and SARS-CoV-2 variants.

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Public Health

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

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Public Health

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.

Health care professional receiving vaccine.