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Exclusive AMA survey reveals who is hit hardest by doctor burnout

Nationwide survey of more than 12,400 physicians shows how administrative burdens drive burnout and prompt doctors to consider leaving their practices.

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Physician Health
Fighting for Physicians

Help Move Medicine

Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.

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How long physicians have been in practice can signal burnout risk

An exclusive survey from the AMA shows the intricate relationship with a physician’s tenure and their well-being. Ochsner Health shares how to help.

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Physician Health
Fighting for Physicians
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New medical school’s founding dean champions diversity and equity

Leonardo Seoane, MD, is the first dean at Xavier Ochsner College of Medicine, which will join four existing historically Black medical schools.

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Medical School Diversity
Health System Spotlight
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Demographic data can identify health inequities. Here’s how.

Using harm event data segmented by sociodemographic characteristics is a vital step toward addressing inequities in your health care organization.

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Health Equity
Health System Spotlight
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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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Creating value-based care takes time, perseverance and trust

Value-based care at Ochsner Health led to screening 95% of patients at risk for diabetes and cutting costs by 14% without more administrative burdens.

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Payment & Delivery Models
Health System Spotlight
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Highlights from the 2024 AMA Annual Meeting

Catch up with the news and key moments as the House of Delegates bolsters the AMA's work on Medicare pay, scope creep, prior authorization and more. 

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What doctors wish patients knew about uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids often lurk undetected, affecting millions of women. Veronica Gillispie-Bell, MD, MAS, an ob-gyn from Ochsner Health, shares more.

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Population Care
What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™
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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