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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AMA to push for better access to opioid-use disorder treatments

The AMA will advocate sustained funding for evidence-based care and support research to help bring more treatments into the primary care setting.

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Accelerating Change in Medical Education

The power of clinical informatics: A primer for medical students

Learn what comprises clinical informatics and how using certain techniques can improve how physicians and other health care workers deliver care.

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Doctors: FDA must keep public trust without losing best experts

The AMA says there needs to be a balancing act when it comes to the FDA’s deciding which conflicts of interest can be waived for experts who offer advice to the agency.

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Public Health

Boosting access to mental health care during pandemic and beyond

Discover how the AMA is uniting an array of medical specialties so patients’ mental health needs can be better addressed in the primary care setting.

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Accelerating Change in Medical Education

Health policy and economics: What medical students should know

An online course from the AMA offers a primer on the policy and financial side of medicine that greatly affects patient outcomes.

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Pediatric telehealth: Push is on to make it equitable for all kids

COVID-19 sped up digital health. Now pediatricians are evaluating experiences patients and their families had and looking to make them even better.

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Public Health

Eviction moratorium key weapon in pandemic fight, physicians say

A CDC order to halt evictions helps slow COVID-19’s spread and protects communities most vulnerable to the worst outcomes from the disease.

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Public Health

Treating pandemic wave of anxiety, depression requires team effort

Behavioral health services are more essential than ever amid COVID-19’s strains. Learn with the AMA how to help your patients get the care they need.

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