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AMA in the News: August 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for August 2020.
AMA, Pew research shows barriers to combating antibiotic resistance
Research highlights the need for improved antibiotic stewardship in outpatient settings to combat antibiotic resistance.
Medicare moving forward with planned E/M office visit changes
AMA helping physician practices get full benefit of simplified coding and documentation guidelines.
AMA MaskUp campaign to normalize masks in fight against COVID-19
Campaign debunks myths associated with masks, and provides messaging and guidance for patients and physicians.
AMA, AHA, ANA release PSA urging masks to stop COVID-19 spread
Wear a mask, wash your hands, and practice physical distancing.
AMA applauds FDA for requiring naloxone information on opioid labels
The new labeling can serve as a starting point for discussion between patients and physicians about risks and benefits associated with opioids.
AMA report shows evolving, deadlier overdose epidemic
AMA cites need to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain or a substance use disorder.
AMA statement on the death of Congressman John Lewis
Congressman John Lewis was a towering figure of the Civil Rights movement who spent decades advocating for equality and justice.
AMA statement on HHS COVID-19 data collection changes
We urge and expect that the scientists at the CDC will continue to have timely, comprehensive access to data critical to inform response efforts.
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