There is an increased need for clerkship spots for U.S. medical students. The AMA will call for greater capacity.
The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems and other quality assessments should account for social-risk factors.
Delegates also push for effective opioid-use disorder in jails and prisons and emergency naloxone in public settings.
E-prescription cancellation should be standardized across EHRs, delegates say. They also push back on EHR-related pay penalties.
The AMA will seek to ban unjustified prescription-drug “price gouging” and let pharmacists tell patients when their co-pay exceeds a drug’s cash price.