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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See seven takeaways from a report that is optimistic about AI’s potential, but cautions the emerging field on pitfalls to avoid as it develops.

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A new paper outlines team-based care experiences during telehealth and offers a practical guide on how to adapt the model for online visits.

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Learn what mHealth developers should do so that physicians and their patients can use glitch-free apps and share information in a meaningful way.

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Q&A: How this doctor gives TV viewers a trusted voice on COVID-19

AMA member Rambod A. Rouhbakhsh, MD, of Hattiesburg Clinic, is a go-to pandemic news source for Mississippians. Learn how he’s done it.

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