Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic.
AMA report shows evolving, deadlier overdose epidemic
AMA cites need to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain or a substance use disorder.
AMA expands online education hub to streamline needs of physicians
AMA Ed Hub™ features new educational content, auto-reporting from partners.
AMA touts pathways to train more addiction medicine physicians
Only one in 10 patients with a substance-use disorder receives treatment. New pathways give doctors a chance to become addiction medicine specialists to fill that treatment gap.
Access to prescription drugs: How the doctor’s role is changing
The landscape for prescription medications continues to evolve. This is what physicians should know about the changes and strategies to improve access.
Physicians take steps against opioid epidemic, mortality rises
AMA opioids report highlights limited effects of mandates to stem an epidemic underscoring the need for focus on removing barriers to evidence-based treatment.
Doctors make progress on opioids, call on policymakers to do more
Opioid prescriptions fell by 33% over five years, says 2019 AMA Opioid Task Force report. Next step: Eliminate barriers to evidence-based treatment.
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