Small-town practice in Illinois illustrates the big picture on physician economic impact. Doctors generate jobs and spending that sustain prosperity.
Senate tax plan would scrap key provision that encourages insurance enrollment and lead to millions more uninsured. A different approach is needed.
The AMA House of Delegates weighs in on changes to Medicaid, e-prescribing and clerkship spots for U.S. med students.
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.