Health spending growth reflects 2018 reinstatement of insurance tax
Growth in health expenditures remained steady even with increases in private health insurance and Medicare spending linked to reinstatement of ACA tax.
Resident & Student Health
Why residents are turning to podcasts to enhance their training
With portability and personalization, podcasts are proving to be a valuable learning tool for time-crunched medical residents. Here’s why.
AMA in the News
AMA in the News: January 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for January 2020.
Publications & Newsletters
Catch this year’s must-listen medical podcasts
Physician well-being, public health and the details of physician contacts were topics that generated interest, and podcast downloads, this year.
AMA to ensure future physicians receive health care economics training
AMA calls on medical schools and residency programs to incorporate content on health care economics.
Dr. Jha: Unique U.S. solution needed to tackle high health spending
America’s high spending on health care comes with tradeoffs. While negative factors exist—such as the expensive cost of drugs and medical procedures—there are positives too.
Physicians weigh in on DACA case before Supreme Court
Physicians tell the U.S. Supreme Court that eliminating the current policy would worsen physician shortages and hamper emergency preparedness.
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