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5 MIN READ

Timely feedback is critical for value-based care incentives to work

Physician-focused education and regular, timely feedback are critical ingredients to navigate and succeed in value-based care arrangements.

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Payment & Delivery Models
Health System Spotlight

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.

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3 MIN READ

7 keys to success with value-based care pay arrangements

Payment attribution, benchmarking and risk adjustment are among essentials to consider. Learn more with a playbook developed by the AMA and others.

Payment & Delivery Models
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6 MIN READ

How these health systems help patients sort fact from falsehood

Smart health systems empower doctors to give patients the knowledge they need to take preventive health action. Learn more with the AMA.

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Public Health
Health System Spotlight
Vlad (Val) Simianu, MD, MPH
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7 MIN READ

What it’s like in colon and rectal surgery: Shadowing Dr. Simianu

AMA member Vlad (Val) Simianu, MD, MPH, says the most rewarding aspect of colorectal surgery is getting to be a specialist and also a generalist.

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Specialty Profiles
"Shadow Me" Specialty Series
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10 MIN READ

Addressing social determinants of health, causes of health disparities, and improving access to care [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about removing barriers to health care access.

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Health Equity
AMA Update Podcast
AMA Update for April 1, 2024: Addressing social determinants of health, causes of health disparities, and improving access to care
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10 MIN READ

Addressing social determinants of health, causes of health disparities, and improving access to care

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about removing barriers to health care access.

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Health Equity
AMA Update
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5 MIN READ

3 ways health systems can find value-based care success

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health’s accountable care organization has saved Medicare nearly $40 million. Learn how.

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Payment & Delivery Models
Health System Spotlight
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6 MIN READ

How these health systems are reducing physician burnout

Learn how members of the AMA Health System Program are taking steps to reduce physician burnout and holistically support well-being.

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Physician Health
Health System Spotlight
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11 MIN READ

How 17 health systems rose to meet the moment in 2023

Burnout. Inflation. Staff shortages. Medicare pay cuts. They all hit this year. Learn how these health systems responded to drive medicine’s future.

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Physician Health
Health System Spotlight