AMA STEPS Forward®

Practice innovation strategies: Future of health


Optimizing and sustaining telehealth in your practice is essential to support patient care. This collection of AMA STEPS Forward® Practice Innovation Strategies offers proven approaches on how to implement digital health solutions and reduce technology-associated administrative burdens.

The AMA Digital Health Implementation Playbook series offers comprehensive, step-by-step guides to implementing digital health solutions, specifically telemedicine, in practice based on insights from across the medical community.

Digital health programs focus on how digital health and telehealth improvements can contribute to better clinical outcomes and the success of your practice.

Access interactive instruction from experts who address practical, actionable strategies to transform physician practices.

Hear health care leaders share how they overcame practice challenges by implementing real-world solutions around digital health and telemedicine.

Explore Physician Innovation Network open forum discussions on how physicians and students are engaging in digital health programs and preparing technology for clinical practice. 

AMA STEPS Forward® Innovation Academy

Explore the AMA's offerings to guide physicians, practices and health systems in optimizing and sustaining telehealth at their organizations. View the video collection of  webinars.



Innovation Academy

AMA STEPS Forward® Innovation Academy provides practice resources such as webinars, mentoring, learning collaboratives, boot camps, and more.

  • Telehealth Quick Guide: Access key steps, best practices and resources for the adoption and scale of digital health solutions.
  • Return on Health: Building on existing research, the AMA, in collaboration with Manatt Health, developed a "Return on Health" framework to articulate the value of digitally enabled care.

Telehealth use, which surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, has provided a way for physicians to provide care while keeping patients safe in their homes. Explore research topics in this area.