Reforming pain-management education for the next generation of physicians
Rachel Franklin, MD, starts from the ground up to create an objectively assessed, mechanism-based management program for chronic pain.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Health care 2020: Here’s where Congress and the states are headed
2元彩票The AMA’s senior VP of advocacy offers expert insight on what physicians should expect, and advises doctors looking to make a mark with policymakers.
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Physicians will keep fighting on these 6 key issues in 2020
2元彩票Health care policy debates must include the trusted voices of doctors advocating for their patients, says AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA.
Prior authorization of nonopioid pain care prolongs patient suffering
A 10-day trial yields instant pain relief for a patient, but it takes several months to obtain an insurer’s OK for the treatment.
Saving time and lives by increased access to MAT in Pennsylvania
2元彩票John Gallagher, MD, asked policymakers the hard questions about why barriers to effective treatment were allowed to persist.
Payment & Delivery Models
At Ochsner, innovation happens inside and outside system’s walls
2元彩票Much has changed since it was founded in 1942, but Ochsner Health System has kept alive its legacy as a physician-run group focused on seeking better answers.
New decade, new you: Encourage patients to follow these 10 health tips
2元彩票Help patients kick the 2020s off to a roaring, healthy start with this timely advice from the AMA.
End the epidemic
AMA membership means you’re actively fighting to end the opioid crisis. Help us build a strong, nationwide program of comprehensive pain care to help reverse this epidemic.
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Essential Tools & Resources
AMA member physicians get a 35% discount on own-specialty disability insurance premiums.