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Confronting harassment within medicine head on
Dr. McAneny: Why women physicians need to know the business side of health care
AMA urges tech giants to combat vaccine misinformation
AMA sends letter to CEOs of leading tech and social media companies urging them to ensure user access to accurate, scientifically-sound vaccine information.
Health insurance industry slow to adopt prior authorization reforms
Despite potentially harmful consequences of delayed care, health plans not making progress reforming prior authorization process they impose on patient care.
AMA files suit to block administration’s Title X restrictions
The AMA, along with OMA and PPFA filed suit to block the administration’s rule that would limit the medical advice physicians can give their Title X patients.
AMA statement on Title X gag rule and funding restrictions
This rule interferes with and imposes restrictions on the patient-physician relationship.
AMA calls for continued investment in effort to reduce burnout
The AMA today warned more needs to be done to reduce physician burnout and called on leaders in the health care system to remain focused on driving research.
AMA and CMA praise Atty. Gen. Becerra for supporting MAT
American Medical Association, California Medical Association praise California attorney general call for helping patients struggling with substance use disorder.
AMA applauds efforts in NC to reach residents with prediabetes
New $5 million investment by BCBS of North Carolina to fund partnership between NC State University and NC Division of Public Health aimed at type 2 diabetes.
AMA presents government service award to FDA commissioner
The AMA presented FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, with the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service.
AMA presents government service award to Governor Charlie Baker
The AMA presented MA Gov. Charlie Baker with the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service for his decisive action to fight the opioid epidemic.
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