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Preparation for extreme weather vital to risk management

A new report from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) examines the importance of ensuring health care facilities’ resilience to high-impact weather and offers approaches for health facilities to manage their risks during extreme weather events.


How the EHR can help you ID, manage patients with prediabetes

Optimizing the electronic health record can help physicians and care teams identify and manage patients with prediabetes, Find out how.

Press Releases

New AMA policy aims to reduce risk of concussion in youth sports

The American Medical Association (AMA) voted today to adopt policies aimed at reducing the risk of sports-related concussions in young athletes.

Press Releases

LexisNexis Risk Solutions and AMA launch Verify Health Care Portal

The AMA-Lexis Nexis portal promotes provider directory accuracy to benefit payers, clinicians and consumers

Payment & Delivery Models

Withholds as a payment model

This resource addresses payment withholds and risk pools.

Private Payer

Evaluating & negotiating payment options

Physicians thinking about transitioning from fee-for-service payment to risk-based reimbursement can evaluate options to make an educated choice.


5 steps to get a handle on your practice's cyber vulnerability

83% of physicians say their practice has experienced a cyberattack. The AMA offers expert advice to help you understand and minimize the risk to your patients’ health information.


Pain expert: Judge the opioid treatment, not the patient

One pain expert urges re-conceptualizing chronic pain as a chronic disease. He uses a process to make the appropriate clinical judgment on whether or not opioids are the right course of treatment for each patient.

Payment & Delivery Models

Get answers to 9 withhold questions before entering risk pool

Viewed by some as a relic of the 1990s, payment withholds may be coming back. Here are the top factors that must be spelled out in these arrangements.

Press Releases

AMA offers 6 tips to improve heart health, prevent heart attack

AMA is offering tips to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in the millions of Americans currently living with high blood pressure.