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.
COVID-19 policy recommendations for OUD, pain, harm reduction
The AMA provides policy recommendations to help guide policymakers reduce the stress of patients with an opioid use disorder and pain during the COVID-19 outbreak.
E-prescribing controlled substances: Here’s why the clicks add up
70% of physicians e-prescribe, but only 20% can e-prescribe controlled substances. The AMA is asking EHR vendors for action to help change that.
Opioid epidemic: Huge funding boost needed to close treatment gap
Administrative and insurance barriers continue to block access to treatment, AMA President-elect Susan R. Bailey, MD, tells Congress.
TCPI: Share, Listen, Learn Webinar Series
The AMA's monthly webinars—Share, Listen, Learn—provide instruction on topics to excel in practice transformation.
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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