COVID-19 policy recommendations for OUD, pain, harm reduction
The AMA provides policy recommendations to help guide policymakers reduce the stress of patients with an opioid use disorder and pain during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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AMA in the News: January 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for January 2020.
Doctors back innovative local efforts to battle opioid epidemic
Communities’ situations are unique, but a strategy effective in fighting the opioid epidemic in one area can have useful lessons for programs elsewhere.
The opioid epidemic and emerging public health policy priorities
Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD, of the Department of Health and Human Services, explores this national problem, along with potential solutions.
National opioid policy roadmap highlights state efforts on epidemic
Analysis identifies effective state policies used to combat the opioid epidemic.
Opioid epidemic: 6 key steps that states should take now
The AMA’s in-depth analysis informs a proven road map that states can follow to successfully fight the opioid epidemic and improve pain care.
Road from overdose crisis response to prevention requires timely data
An AMA-hosted summit of drug-OD surveillance experts explored how to obtain shareable and actionable information.
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