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 EnquirerThe 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 Professional Issues section. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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How telehealth is suited to help neurologists offer convenient care

The pandemic-driven pivot to telehealth showed that much of a neurological exam can be done virtually. Learn how the AMA's supporting telehealth.
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Physician Health

5 ways to protect mental health now and during a future crisis

A trauma expert shares concrete steps individuals, organizations and leaders can take to foster better mental health outcomes and build resilience.
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Want to help physicians thrive? Stop doing these 6 things now

A checklist to help eliminate practice habits that waste time is one of many AMA resources that can reduce physician burnout.
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Myth or fact? Physicians can’t respond to online patient reviews

If a patient writes a review about a physician, can that doctor post a response? HIPAA muddies the matter. The AMA sets the record straight.
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Prior Authorization

Prior authorization: What private practice physicians must know

Doctors know all too well the hassles of this payer cost-control process. Find out how the AMA is tackling prior authorization with research and resources for reform.
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Prior Authorization

Cancer killed Kathleen Valentini, but prior auth shares the blame

Third-party administrator boasted making “appropriate decisions on patients’ behalf,” but their delays meant suboptimal cancer treatment. Learn more.
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Medical boards get guidance on setting rules for telemedicine

Physicians back the Federation of State Medical Boards’ updated telemedicine policy. Learn how the AMA is supporting telehealth.
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Public Health

Mental health toll creates “shadow pandemic” for patients, doctors

COVID-19 has exacerbated the nation’s mental health needs. Learn with the AMA how to combat this crisis and boost physician well-being.
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