April 9, 2021: National Advocacy Update
Connected MOM Act will help reduce maternal mortality and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
New information-blocking rules: What doctors should know
The federal regulation that took effect this month applies to physicians too. Learn with the AMA about how to comply with information-blocking rules.
Patient Access Playbook: Introduction
It is critical that practices help provide patients with their own health information, not only because it’s the law but also because it is the right thing to do.
How doctors can adjust to new reality—opening notes to patients
Learn more with the AMA about how physicians can comply with new federal information-blocking rule by effectively sharing notes with patients.
5 keys for safely sharing ethics consultation notes in the EHR
Learn with the AMA how to develop best practices to minimize harms to vulnerable patients and guide decisions about which notes to include.
COVID-19: AMA's recent and ongoing advocacy efforts
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association has been the leading physician and patient ally. Learn more about recent and ongoing efforts.
Patient Access Playbook: Legal requirements
Federal medical privacy law, commonly known as HIPAA, provides a patient the right to obtain an electronic copy of their medical record in the patient’s preferred form and format.
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