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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How to boost vaccination rates during the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn about AMA and CDC resources to help you ensure patients get inoculations to ease pressure on an already strained health care system

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Public Health

Amid COVID-19 resurgence, fewer deaths. Dr. Fauci explains why.

White House coronavirus task force member Anthony S. Fauci, MD, examines the apparently lower death rate and tackles other pandemic hot topics.

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How to reignite the fight against the nation’s opioid epidemic

The COVID-19 crisis is far from over, yet the opioid epidemic continues to flare. The AMA details steps states should take, and calls on CDC to revise its opioid prescribing guideline.

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After COVID-19, $250 billion in care could shift to telehealth

A new report quantifies what it could mean if telehealth use continues post-pandemic, but cautions planning must start now to keep the momentum going.

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Public Health

What physicians can do to boost COVID-19 contact-tracing efforts

Learn about the vital public health role doctors have in limited COVID-19 spread that goes beyond clinical care.

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Why physicians need COVID-19-related medical liability protections

Congress is considering legislation to protect physicians providing care during the pandemic public health emergency.

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Public Health

What’s latest on COVID-19 clinical research? JAMA editor offers insight

JAMA Editor-in-Chief Howard Bauchner, MD, offers his observations on the mad dash to defeat the novel coronavirus.



How to code for SMBP? AMA guides break down CPT during pandemic

Whether caring for patients using self-monitored blood pressure (SMBP) for the first time or testing for COVID-19, find out how to code with updated AMA guidance.

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