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  1. AMA's guide to practice efficiency and lower staff burnout

    1. Becker’s ASC Review, Aug. 19, 2022
    2. Nearly 40 percent of U.S. providers experience burnout, according to the American Medical Association. To combat burnout and other common practice roadblocks, the organization created its Steps Forward program, providing resources for physicians on wellness, leadership and more.
  2. 'It is physicians in the room with the patient, not lawmakers': Medical groups oppose Idaho abortion law

    1. Becker’s Hospital Review, Aug. 18, 2022
    2. On Aug. 15, the organizations—including the American Medical Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists—filed (PDF) an amicus brief that argues Idaho's restrictions are inconsistent with federal law, medical ethics and legal and clinical standards for emergency medicine.
  3. AMA launches initiative to increase HIV, STI screenings

    1. Modern Healthcare, Aug. 11, 2022
    2. A select group of community health centers will follow best practices and quality-improvement strategies outlined by the American Medical Association as part of a nationwide effort to boost the number of visits and routine screenings for HIV, viral hepatitis, latent tuberculosis and sexually transmitted infections. (Publication subscription is required for full or unlimited access.)
  4. What is naloxone and how does it work? Experts discuss the life-saving 'miracle drug'

    1. Today, Aug. 1, 2022
    2. Earlier this year, AMA urged the Biden administration to remove naloxone’s prescription status, which would make it available over-the-counter.
    3. "It's not the kind of thing that needs to be protected or that people need to be protected from," Mukkamala said. "This saves their lives, and the fewer barriers we have to getting this into their hands and into their medicine cabinets, the better."
  5. AMA Health 2047 Bullish on Innovation

    1. Chicago Medicine Magazine, Aug. 1, 2022
    2. In January 2016, the American Medical Association launch Health2047, its West Coast subsidiary, with the ambitious goal of having a major impact on health care in America.
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