This doctor advocates for pregnant patients with opioid-use disorder
Maternal and fetal medicine fellow Tani Malhotra, MD, knows the fear felt by mothers with opioid-use disorder. She’s working to make better policy to address it.
AMA to boost education on methadone maintenance therapy
Methadone has been used for 40 years to treat opioid-use disorder. AMA adopts policy to explore expanding access.
90% who need substance-use disorder treatment don’t get it
But we can change that by removing the barriers to evidence-based medical treatment for this chronic medical condition.
National opioid policy roadmap highlights state efforts on epidemic
Analysis identifies effective state policies used to combat the opioid epidemic.
Road from overdose crisis response to prevention requires timely data
An AMA-hosted summit of drug-OD surveillance experts explored how to obtain shareable and actionable information.
E-prescribing controlled substances: Here’s why the clicks add up
70% of physicians e-prescribe, but only 20% can e-prescribe controlled substances. The AMA is asking EHR vendors for action to help change that.
Get rid of market barriers to appropriate pain management
Health insurers, pharmacy benefit management companies and others are making it harder for physicians to provide appropriate care to patients living with pain.