Tanya Albert Henry

Tanya Albert Henry

AMA Affiliated Groups

Contributing News Writer,

Tanya Albert Henry is an award-winning freelance writer who has been covering health care for 20 years. She started her career in daily newspapers, working at The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Detroit News and USA Today before going on to cover medicolegal matters for American Medical News, a weekly newspaper published by the AMA. Tanya later served as American Medical News’ deputy editor, and she also edited its Profesional Issues section. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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Population Care

How this Arkansas law puts government in exam room, harms patients

Doctors, patients file suit to stop a law that prevents crucial, gender-affirming medical care from taking place. Learn more with the AMA.

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10 pearls to optimize telemedicine using team-based care

Learn with the AMA how to incorporate team-based care into your telehealth offerings.

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How a prediabetes decision aid can help ease path to prevention

Learn about a novel diabetes prevention approach that helps patients with prediabetes who don’t speak English or have less education.

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Judicial Advocacy

Case on misuse of CPT code to hide administrative costs can proceed

A federal appeals court cites AMA Litigation Center brief’s input on CPT in its decision to overturn part of a lower court’s ruling dismissing claims.

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8 changes to make to your EHR that can save hours every day

This AMA checklist walks you through common unnecessary EHR tasks and settings that can be changed to free up more time for patient care.


Public Health

Supreme Court allows CDC’s eviction moratorium to stand—for now

With a short window before the moratorium’s July 31 expiration, court keeps ban in place. Discover why this is an important ruling for patients’ health.

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Machine learning 101: Promise, pitfalls and medicine’s future

Experts detail how this form of health care AI could reshape health care. Learn about the reality behind the buzzword.

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Jury needs to weigh evidence when there’s battle of medical experts

If a jury can infer medical negligence simply because there was an injury, physicians unfairly become guarantors of good outcomes, doctors tell court.

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