Sara Berg

Sara Berg

AMA Affiliated Groups

Senior News Writer,
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Sara joined the AMA in 2017 after working as a freelance writer for a variety of clients. She has covered a wide range of topics in health care, as well as finance, law, flooring and hockey. Most recently, Sara served as a freelance content specialist for a dental sleep medicine and craniofacial pain specialist, helping to educate dentists and patients. She graduated with honors from Bradley University’s liberal arts program with a bachelor’s degree in English.

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Diabetes

How the EHR can help ID, refer patients for diabetes prevention

Family physicians at Duke Health take two approaches to identify and refer patients with prediabetes to a lifestyle-change program.

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Physician Health

4 habits of gratitude physicians can follow to enhance well-being

Practicing gratitude is essential during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how to integrate this habit into your daily routine.

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Digital

4 ways to include the whole health care team in telemedicine

Learn how to best engage support staff to successfully implement the team-based care model in telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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Physician Health

5 steps physicians can take to get rid of “stupid stuff”

Needless tasks have exacted a toll on doctors’ daily workload. Learn more with the AMA about how to slash administrative burdens.

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Private Practices

COVID-19 has made it worse for already struggling private practices

Private physician practices continue to face challenges driven by administrative burdens. Here is what needs to be done to improve practice sustainability.

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Digital

What doctors wish patients knew to make the most of telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven unprecedented use of telehealth. Find out how to ensure each telehealth visit is productive for patient care.

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Hypertension

How to address hypertension control during the COVID-19 pandemic

With too many patients putting off care for their chronic conditions, learn with the AMA about how physicians can prioritize hypertension control.

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Sustainability

Look for fast fixes to cut “stupid stuff” that burdens doctors

Ask physicians to detail the administrative burdens that interfere with care, hurt well-being. Sometimes the fix can be as simple as “just do it.”

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