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Resources for physicians returning to clinical practice
Find resources for physicians returning to practice after a leave, including information on state- and medical school-based physician re-entry programs.
Patient Support & Advocacy 2元彩票
Michigan's Medicaid expansion doubles access to primary care
Michigan customized its Medicaid program to emphasize primary care and preventive health services. Studies are showing this was a wise approach.
How to keep patient information secure in mHealth apps
See what mHealth app developers must do to ward off security threats and keep users’ sensitive information out of the wrong hands.
Pediatric decision-making: Help parents protect, empower kids
While bearing the weighty responsibility of making medical decisions for children when they lack capacity, parents can also promote patient autonomy.
David Welsh, MD: Working hard to put patients first again
AMA member David Welsh, MD, was 6 years old when his family doctor saved his life. That moved him to grow up to help others just like his childhood physician heroes.
Your patient requests an investigational therapy: How to respond
The FDA allows some critically ill patients to access unapproved therapies. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance for shared decision-making.
AMA develops Rx for drug prices that are high and rising
2元彩票Arbitration can be used in determining price of prescription drugs that have insufficient competition, high list prices, or have seen unjustifiable price increases.
Transition to Practice 2元彩票
Give med school grads at least 10 years to finish licensing exams
2元彩票If there’s a time limit for passing licensing exams, it should be no less than 10 years and accommodate family or health challenges.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Payer-backed care shopping plans shouldn’t coerce patients
2元彩票Employer or insurer-offered financial incentive programs can be useful, but must be transparent. AMA lays out other principles to guide such programs.