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How are patients really doing? One way to find out: Send a text

At Sanford Health, a low-tech, text-based patient-monitoring platform helps identify problems faster and speeds up intervention. Learn more.

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Patient Support & Advocacy
Health System Spotlight

Membership Moves Medicine™

  • Free access to JAMA Network™ and CME
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6 MIN READ

7 ways telehealth is reshaping medicine for the better

74% of physicians work in practices that offer telehealth. Learn how telehealth and digitally enabled care offer wins for patients and families.

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Digital
AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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Rural infection preventionists need community support

When there’s a viral outbreak in a rural area, physicians and others working to control it need timely help. Learn more with the AMA and the CDC.

Population Care
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Medicare & Medicaid: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that anticipate and respond to Medicare and Medicaid program changes addressing such issues as program rules that impact medical practice, physician payment and the emergence of Alternative Payment Models (APMs).

Council on Medical Service

Health equity in radiology training

Promote and improve health equity in medical imaging with the Radiology Health Equity Coalition.

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AMA advocacy to improve maternal health

The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Download the PDFs and learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.

Population Care
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AMA: Patients, physicians continue to endure Medicare cuts

The AMA expressed disappointment today that the spending bill includes Medicare cuts.

Press Releases
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Teaming up with the Cherokee Nation to address doctor shortages

Rural areas are especially hard hit by physician shortages. A medical school affiliated with the Cherokee Nation aims to help fill the gap.

Sustainability
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Sanford Health video visits bring prenatal care to rural areas

With hospital labor-and-delivery units closing throughout Northern Minnesota, Sanford Health’s OB video visits preserve access and improve outcomes.

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Population Care
Health System Spotlight
AMA Update for Feb. 19, 2024: Maternal mortality solutions: Remote blood pressure monitoring for pregnant and postpartum patients
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Maternal mortality solutions: Remote blood pressure monitoring for pregnant and postpartum patients

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

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Public Health
AMA Update