AMA private practice sustainability: Getting started
The health care landscape is changing rapidly, driven by payment reform, regulatory changes, technology and consumer demands, among other factors. AMA resources help make private practice a viable option for physicians.
How does an extended prescription duration help your patients and your practice?
More than 84% of all office visits to primary care physicians involve medication therapy (CDC, 2016), refilling prescriptions for approximately 12 patients each day who were not otherwise counted as an office visit or condition-specific telephone call (Baron, 2010).
Pain assessments: Are clinicians required to ask patients about pain during every consultation?
The myth: Clinical teams are required to ask patients about their level of pain at every visit, regardless of the reason for the visit.
Medicine’s great resignation? 1 in 5 doctors plan exit in 2 years
Survey of 20,000-plus doctors, other health professionals finds many plan to leave current practice or cut back hours within two years. Learn more.
Target these opportunities to tackle physician burnout in 2022
COVID-19 is exhausting the physician workforce. Learn how the AMA is helping doctors address the systemic drivers of burnout.
Cut out unnecessary work and restore joy in your private practice
From changing how you write prescriptions to extending automatic EHR logout times, there are ways to cut needless work. Learn how with the AMA.
Christine Sinsky, MD, on what physicians need to know about burnout in 2022
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Christine Sinsky, MD, on what physicians need to know about burnout in 2022.
Help Move Medicine
Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.