Tanya Albert Henry

Tanya Albert Henry

AMA Affiliated Groups

Contributing News Writer,
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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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Health Equity

6 ways to make behavioral health care more equitable in practice

Integrating behavioral health into primary care helps more patients access services. Learn how your practice also can target care inequities.

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Sustainability

Physician can’t be held negligent in PA student-supervision case

California ruling favorable for doctors in a case in which the AMA urged the court not to allow ordinary negligence claim that fell outside of MICRA.

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Private Practices

Hassle-free private practice? New company aims for “turnkey” solution

Latest Health2047 spinout offers physicians a way to practice independently with less worry about the administrative hassles.

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Digital

Pandemic’s telehealth advances will be lost if Congress doesn’t act

Geographic, site restrictions on patient access to telemedicine should be eliminated for good, AMA says in House Ways and Means testimony.

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Patient Support & Advocacy

How to lend your patients an empathetic ear—now more than ever

During a pandemic that’s upended every patient’s life, it’s essential for doctors to strengthen their empathetic listening skills. Find out more.

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Public Health

Why a federal court upheld ban on flavored tobacco products

The AMA and other advocates outlined the positive impact a San Diego ban will have on the health of young people and Black people.

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Public Health

Treating behavioral health to boost patients’ overall outcomes

Learn how physicians are integrating behavioral health care into their primary care practices to improve the health of patients with chronic conditions.

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Public Health

Q&A: How new blood testing could help doctors better treat obesity

The co-founder of Health2047 spinoff Phenomix Sciences explores four phenotypes that drive obesity and how they can be addressed.

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