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April 19, 2024: National Advocacy Update

Congressional health care hearings on at-home care, telehealth, and Medicare payments prompt AMA written responses and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update

Digital Health Care CME

Gain essential knowledge on the ever-changing space of digital health technology. Earn CME while learning at your own pace.

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5 ways the AMA is fighting for physicians in 2024

Physicians face far too many challenges that interfere with patient care. Find out how the AMA is speaking up for patients and doctors.

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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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Virtual acute-care program makes patients feel right at home

Kaiser Permanente’s hospital-at-home effort has readmission rates that are lower than the national average—with no signs of slowing down.

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Health System Spotlight
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AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series

AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series examines key advocacy issues from the federal and state levels impacting patients and physicians.

Federal Advocacy

Membership Moves Medicine™

  • Free access to JAMA Network™ and CME
  • Save hundreds on insurance
  • Fight for physicians and patient rights
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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
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AMA advocacy efforts

The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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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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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians

Digital health playbooks

Access key steps, best practices and resources for the adoption and scale of digital health solutions.

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AMA STEPS Forward® Innovation Academy past events

Enjoy this vast collection of past events from the AMA STEPS Forward Innovation Academy, all open-access and categorized by year.

AMA STEPS Forward®
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Expert tips help doctors navigate private practice challenges

Listen and learn with a podcast series that guides physicians in private practice to find efficiencies and improve business operations.

Private Practices