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Focus on these 6 areas to boost physician well-being

Health systems are making strides in reducing burnout and improving well-being. But more must be done. Learn how to receive recognition from the AMA.

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Physician Health
Fighting for Physicians

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Patients report symptoms, but they are hard to find in the EHR

Symptoms aren’t consistently recorded or easily shared in EHRs. The AMA and National Quality Forum are working to change that and improve diagnosis.

Digital
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Pearl of the Week: Make passwords and authentication easier

Find resources on reducing regulatory burdens and EHR optimization. 

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Digital
AMA STEPS Forward® Pearl of the Week
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Private practice resources

AMA creates tools and resources so physicians can focus on their patients and keep their practices open. 

Private Practices
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June 14, 2024: Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update

AMA comments on 2025 Medicare hospital inpatient payment proposed rule and more in the latest Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
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Follow this expert advice to make physician well-being a priority

AMA Board of Trustees Chair Willie Underwood III, MD, MSc, MPH, outlines what health care organizations should do to reduce physician burnout.

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Physician Health
Fighting for Physicians
Mentoring for Impact
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AMA STEPS Forward® Innovation Academy: Mentoring for Impact

Find support to transform physician-led teams, practices, and patient experience to save time and provide quality care. Learn more and access the Mentoring for Impact PDF.

Physician Health
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With the EHR, half of prior authorizations get instant approval

Hundreds of staff hours saved so far, says an Ochsner Health physician leader. More importantly, the EHR prior auth workflow is helping patients.

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Prior Authorization
Health System Spotlight
AMA in Action: Fixing prior authorization
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Advocacy in action: Fixing prior authorization

Download PDFs of reports, model legislation or a state law chart. Prior authorization is a health plan cost-control process that delays patients’ access to care. Learn how the AMA is tackling prior authorization.

Prior Authorization