Growth in health spending slows to pre-ACA level
U.S. health spending hit $3.5 trillion in 2017, but the growth in spending slowed to levels seen before implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
AMA announces updated tool to locate underserved patient care areas
Latest version of geospatial mapping tool could be used to assist reporters or researchers hoping to understand trends and gaps in patient access to care
How much physician burnout is costing your organization
Physician burnout has direct and indirect costs. Find out how to calculate the financial toll of burnout at your clinic, hospital or health system.
The Business of Medicine
Read about AMA’s campaign to protect physicians’ freedom to practice medicine and promote the business of medicine.
8 ways to improve health care price transparency
Meaningful price transparency is necessary if patients are to make value-based care decisions in choosing reasonably priced, high-quality care.
Meet your new safety and quality watchdog: the medical resident
Rather than making residents bystanders in QI projects, this health system is giving them a chance to shape innovation across the board.
HHS should withdraw proposed family-planning gag rule
The proposed regulation affecting Title X providers would interfere with the patient-physician relationship and deprive patients of information on the full range of family-planning options.
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