Top 10 stories from the June 2021 AMA Special Meeting
With more Americans getting vaccinated daily, AMA delegates gathered virtually to shape a post-pandemic future that’s stronger and more equitable.
Don’t sever public assistance that helps sustain health
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families must be protected and extended, especially amid pandemic-related job losses.
Social media networks must crack down on medical misinformation
Information on Facebook and other social media sites lacks the vetting that news organizations employ. Delegates address these shortcomings.
“Trial-In-A-Box” to help more practices take part in clinical trials
SiteBridge Research, a spinout of AMA subsidiary Health2047, will connect community-based physician practices with industry-sponsored clinical trials.
Pandemic exposes dire need to rebuild public health infrastructure
While overcoming COVID-19 will be a significant victory, the larger campaign to rebuild our public health infrastructure will remain before us.
Overreach on anti-kickback rule stymies medical innovation
AMA urged federal appeals court to reverse a podiatrist’s conviction saying the precedent prohibits innocent business practices and harms patients.
Preventive health: 4 ways social media could be a game-changer
The pandemic has amplified how quickly information is spread. Learn with the AMA how social media can be used to improve preventive health.
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