Why we must create a better health care system for women physicians
The pandemic has placed even greater burdens on women physicians. As we mark Women in Medicine Month, the AMA is committed to making positive changes.
Sept. 2, 2022: National Advocacy Update
International Overdose Awareness Day underscores urgent need for change and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Myth or fact? Verbal orders are prohibited in health care
Can a physician or licensed independent practitioner give spoken orders? Discover what the AMA found when looking at federal regulations.
Are commercial health plans required to adopt revisions to the E/M codes?
This regulatory myth examines if commercial payers are required to adopt the E/M office visit code revisions.
How do we measure quality of care? A conversation on EHRs and research
In this episode of Making the Rounds, A.J. Holmgren, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of medicine at UC San Francisco, discusses EHR quality measurement, quality of care and patient outcomes.
Are verbal orders prohibited?
Do the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC) prohibit verbal orders? Download the myth and find out the answer.
Are clinical support staff required to log out of EHR between documentation?
This regulatory myth examines if logging out of EHR between documentation and other clinical tasks is required—download a PDF of the myth.
AMA president highlights ongoing COVID challenges, obstacles to care
AMA President Gerald E. Harmon, MD, addressed the AMA House of Delegates and outlined ongoing challenges physicians are facing in the fight against COVID-19.
The AMA helps sustain the viability of private practice
Private practices have been struggling for years; the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the financial strain and burdensome regulatory requirements faced by physician practice owners. AMA advocacy, resources and research help private practices thrive.