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3 MIN READ

Nov. 17, 2023: National Advocacy Update

2023 AMA Overdose Epidemic Report reveals that the epidemic is deadlier than ever and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update

Fight Regulatory Burdens

AMA-inspired changes to office visit reporting will save the typical office-based physician 180 hours of documentation each year.

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6 MIN READ

Physician Practice Benchmark Survey

Download PDFs of the latest findings about shifts in medical practice ownership, physician practice structure and physician payment methods.

Research
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4 MIN READ

Nearly 60% of doctors work in a practice that’s part of an ACO

AMA survey shows physician participation in accountable care organizations (ACOs) keeps growing, but fee for service still dominant. Learn more.

Payment & Delivery Models
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3 MIN READ

What is private practice—and is it right for you?

The private practice setting can be particularly rewarding for the freedom and other benefits it offers physicians, but it also has its share of challenges. Learn more. 

Private Practices
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8 MIN READ

Oct. 20, 2023: National Advocacy Update

National Addiction Treatment Week underscores urgent need for comprehensive solutions to the overdose and death epidemic and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
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4 MIN READ

3 top reasons why doctors are selling their practices to hospitals

Analysis details decade-long move toward physician employment. Learn more with the AMA about why some physician practices get put up for sale.

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Private Practices
Transitioning to Practice
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10 MIN READ

Hattiesburg Clinic embraces data to build on well-being success

Physician job satisfaction at Hattiesburg Clinic far exceeds national benchmark. Now leaders are addressing the needs of early career physicians.

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Physician Health
Health System Spotlight
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Generational trends underlie doctors’ move from private practice

New AMA report shows that while more doctors overall are choosing employment settings, some age groups are choosing it more than others.

Private Practices
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4 MIN READ

Practice innovation strategies: Private practice

This collection of AMA STEPS Forward® Practice Innovation Strategies—including playbook, infographic, white paper and policy research perspective PDFs—offers the resources physicians need to start and sustain a successful private practice.

AMA STEPS Forward®