American Medical Association Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American Medical Association Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AMA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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AMA passes new policies on e-cigarettes, improving rural health care access

November 14, 2018
A broad spectrum of policies and guidelines, including making e-cigarettes less attractive to children, improving health care access in rural areas…
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AMA adopts policies to reduce e-cigarette use, suicides

June 18, 2018
Delegates at the recently completed AMA annual meeting took steps to curb the use of electronic cigarettes and occurrence of suicide. …
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AMA urges greater federal oversight of insulin prices

June 14, 2018
Delegates at this week’s AMA annual meeting supported a call to action that asks the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice to…
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AMA passes new policies on naloxone, Medicaid, augmented intelligence

June 14, 2018
A broad spectrum of policies, actions and resolutions, ranging from naloxone access, Medicaid waivers and other topics, were voted on by the AMA…
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AMA develops strategies to achieve health equity, address physician shortage

June 14, 2018
During its annual meeting, AMA adopted a policy to minimize gaps in health care across the United States and achieve optimal health for all…
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AMA urges removal of opioid treatment barriers

June 14, 2018
Delegates at the AMA annual meeting approved several policies, including eliminating barriers to medication assisted therapy, that it says will help…
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AMA adopts policy to incorporate EHR training in medical schools

June 13, 2018
In an effort to transform medical education, AMA adopted a policy at its annual meeting for medical schools and residency programs to provide future…
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AMA takes action to stop 'carnage of gun violence'

June 13, 2018
Citing the “tens of thousands” of Americans who have died from gun violence in the 2 years since the Pulse nightclub tragedy in Orlando…
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AMA seeks to address burnout by increasing physician access to mental health care

June 13, 2018
The AMA adopted a new policy at its annual meeting to address concerns regarding physician and medical student burnout, depression and suicide. The…
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AMA inaugurates Barbara L. McAneny, MD, as president

June 13, 2018
The AMA has sworn in Barbara L. McAneny, MD, an oncologist who has spent her 35-year career as a practicing physician in New Mexico, as the…