Robert Nagler Miller
AMA Affiliated Groups
- Contributing News Writer,
Robert worked as a contributing writer in 2017.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Listen up: Delivering free hearing tests, devices is doable
Few clinics provide free specialized medical services to the poor, but putting the right infrastructure in place could change that.
Copy, paste, repeat: Widespread EHR practice could undermine care
A study finding that nearly half of the text in EHRs comes from older notes copied into the record calls into question the information’s timeliness and accuracy.
Many influential physicians share common trait: AMA membership
AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD, and 25 other AMA members are included in a health care magazine's list of most influential physician executives and leaders.
Black, gay, female: Multiple identities affect health outcomes
The intersection of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity and class can determine patients’ health and well-being, experts say.
To physician moms, professional mistreatment appears widespread
Survey suggests discrimination is common. Better policies, a more supportive culture and professional mentors are needed, physician mothers argue.
Physicians honored for efforts to provide care to poor patients
For providing free care to underserved communities and inspiring others to engage in public service, several physicians were honored by the AMA Foundation.
Medical School Diversity
Med school “dreamer” honored for advocacy, volunteer work
Born in Bangkok, medical student Jirayut “New” Latthivongskorn helps others who are living illegally in the U.S. pursue their medical career goals.
Refugees, detained immigrants deserve access to quality care
Delegates seek better care for detained immigrants. The AMA also votes to keep information in patient records out of immigration officials’ hands.