Patient Support & Advocacy
Physicians will keep fighting on these 6 key issues in 2020
Health care policy debates must include the trusted voices of doctors advocating for their patients, says AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA.
Saving time and lives by increased access to MAT in Pennsylvania
John Gallagher, MD, asked policymakers the hard questions about why barriers to effective treatment were allowed to persist.
Payment & Delivery Models
At Ochsner, innovation happens inside and outside system’s walls
Much has changed since it was founded in 1942, but Ochsner Health System has kept alive its legacy as a physician-run group focused on seeking better answers.
Changes overdue on how substance-use disorders are covered, treated
The AMA is “laser-focused” on removing barriers to treatment for opioid-use disorder—including eliminating stigma, says the organization’s president, Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA.
ED innovation boosts access for patients with opioid-use disorder
Two emergency doctors’ efforts help ensure patients obtain appropriate follow-up medication-assisted treatment.
Where the AMA stands on 7 of the year’s biggest health care issues
From the E/M overhaul to the opioid epidemic, here’s how the AMA has shown itself to be the physician’s powerful ally in health care this year.
Publications & Newsletters
Catch this year’s must-listen medical podcasts
Physician well-being, public health and the details of physician contacts were topics that generated interest, and podcast downloads, this year.
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