AMA Update for Feb. 26, 2024: Recent cyber attacks, ransomware trends and cybersecurity threats for doctors with Charles Aunger
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Recent cyber attacks, ransomware trends and cybersecurity threats for doctors with Charles Aunger

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about health care cybersecurity. 

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Recent cyber attacks, ransomware trends and cybersecurity threats for doctors with Charles Aunger [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about health care cybersecurity. 

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Can AMA ethical guidance help health systems—and not just doctors?

AMA Trustee and Geisinger physician leader Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, MBA, was among those weighing in on a new direction for the AMA Code of Medical Ethics. 

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Health System Spotlight
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What doctors wish patients knew about scope of practice

Every health professional plays an essential role on the patient care team, but doctors must lead it. Learn why scope of practice matters to patients.

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Critical care education

Deepen your knowledge of timely topics in critical care medicine with education from the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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How to respond when “turfing” displaces patient welfare

The problematic nature of poorly executed patient placement decisions is long overdue for change. Learn how to start the conversation.   

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7 EHR usability, safety challenges—and how to overcome them

EHR design, customization or configuration can contribute to patient harm. Researchers also are quantifying the physician burdens of EHRs.

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A skeptic’s guide to 90x4 annual prescription renewals

In this episode of the AMA STEPS Forward® podcast, experts discuss how to save time and improve medication adherence with 90x4 annual prescription renewals.

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AMA STEPS Forward® Podcast

Preventive medicine CME

Access evidence-based education on the foundations of health promotion and disease prevention. 

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8 things every physician must know to stop cyberattacks

Cybersecurity is a team sport. Learn more with the AMA about why protecting data is a patient-safety issue, and what doctors can do to help.

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You suspect a patient is being abused. What should you do?

Nearly 90% of human-trafficking victims have contact with a health professional while being trafficked. Learn to better identify and help these patients.

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