AMA: Equity must be baked into expansion of telehealth
It is essential for physicians to serve as leading partners in efforts to improve access to telehealth services in marginalized and minoritized communities.
Out-of-hospital pharmacologic intervention by nondoctors poses risks
Ketamine and other drugs are used to subdue agitated people outside the hospital. The AMA outlines improvements for first responders.
New AMA policy opposes “excited delirium” diagnosis
New policy addresses reports that show use of “excited delirium," pharmacological interventions such as ketamine as justification for excessive police force
Q&A: How Ochsner Health gives moms a digital connection to care
Ochsner helps moms measure vitals at home and share them with doctors. Some in Congress—alarmed by rising U.S. maternal death rate—want to take the idea national.
Health literacy resources on inequities & for non-English speakers
Find actions and tools that can be used to advance health equity and disrupt inequities in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 2021 Meeting education sessions
Review the education sessions and CME credit for education sessions of the June 2021 Sections Meetings.
Examining the Black U.S. maternal mortality rate and how to cut it
Black women are up to four times likelier than white women to die from a pregnancy-related cause. Learn more with the AMA.
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