How IT can help physicians build relationships in diabetes fight
Technology can help link patients with prediabetes to local lifestyle-change programs, but the bonds between the referring physicians and the community organizations that run the programs cannot be maintained by electronic communication and data-s
Payment & Delivery Models
Therapeutic pathways embedded in EHR to improve cancer care
Health and Human Services advisory panel endorses oncology alternative payment model that uses EHR-embedded therapeutic and diagnostic pathways.
AMA president: Create system that values health over money, power
AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, says the AMA is fighting the forces that make the U.S. health system so dysfunctional.
Improving electronic health records
We're partnering with multiple stakeholders to improve physician and end-user experience with electronic health records.
14 ways to put your EHR to the test on usability, safety
A new report lays out 14 test case scenarios to help physicians ensure their EHR works as intended and encourages them to create their own test cases, too.
4 ways physicians can help advance precision medicine research
Physicians are key partners in the National Institute of Health’s All of Us Research Program. Find out how you can get involved.
Precision medicine should have its place in new pay models
The tailored approach to delivering care should be incorporated into alternative payment models, the AMA House of Delegates says.
Cut prior authorization hassles through automation, EHR integration
Electronic prior authorization technology integrated with practices’ e-prescribing workflow can speed the process. The AMA also advocates other PA reforms.
Billions approved for fight to end opioid epidemic
Omnibus budget bill includes nearly $4 billion for prevention, treatment and enforcement efforts.