The AMA and four other leading health care organizations announced the Common Health Coalition: Together for Public Health. The Common Health Coalition is focused on translating the hard-won lessons and successes of the COVID-19 pandemic response into actionable strategies that will strengthen the partnership between our health care and public health systems.
Each September, the AMA recognizes influential female physician leaders as part of Women in Medicine Month. To showcase the accomplishments of these leaders, the AMA Women Physicians Section and the AMA Foundation announced the winners of the 2023 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women research grants program.
The American Medical Association announced the recipients of its grant program aimed at ensuring more future physicians and health care professionals in the U.S. receive standardized training on how to consistently take accurate blood pressure (BP) measurements.
The AMA announced nine organizations selected as recipients of the 2023 Electronic Health Record Use Research Grant Program. This year’s grant recipients will divide $589,000 to fund research examining patterns of EHR use to inform solutions that prevent clinician burnout and turnover, enhance high-quality patient care, and improve workflows, teamwork, and resource allocation at the practice level.
The American Medical Association gathered physician and medical student leaders from all corners of medicine at its Annual Meeting to shape guiding policies on emerging health care topics.
With the Supreme Court set to make a major ruling on the fate of affirmative action in the coming days, the AMA adopted policy at the Annual Meeting of its House of Delegates recognizing the consideration of race in admissions as a necessary safeguard in undergraduate and medical education to support a diverse physician workforce.
The American Medical Association, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and Race Forward called for a system-wide approach to health equity, formally announcing the launch of Rise to Health: A National Coalition for Equity in Health Care.
The Ad Council, American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and CDC Foundation launched their annual campaign to motivate more people to get vaccinated against seasonal influenza (flu) to protect themselves and their loved ones.
Building on its efforts to reduce administrative tasks in medicine—a driver of burnout and a central pillar of its Recovery Plan for America’s Physicians—the American Medical Association released the 2023 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set.
The AMA announced an update to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)®, the nation’s leading medical terminology code set for describing health care procedures and services, that includes a new laboratory test code for the orthopoxvirus and two codes for the vaccines being utilized to prevent monkeypox infection.
Physician organizations are working to accelerate the integration of behavioral health services into primary care settings and close the unmet need for mental health services and substance use disorder treatment, but physicians cannot solve the crisis on their own.
With potentially millions of people in danger of losing their health care coverage, the American Medical Association endorsed several policies at the Annual Meeting of its House of Delegates that aim to help them maintain coverage after the public health emergency expires.