AMA Adopts Several Health IT Policies at Annual Meeting
The American Medical Association adopted several health IT-related policies at its annual meeting this week, including those related to electronic health record training, the transition to ICD-10 code sets and prescription drug monitoring programs. AMA also adopted two policies that aim to bolster transparency of health care data and prices. Meanwhile, AMA announced that it has launched a Web-based platform to improve professional satisfaction among physicians and reduce burnout rates.
- "AMA Supports EHR Training for Medical Students" (Slabodkin, Health Data Management, 6/9)
- "AMA Delegates Act on Several eHealth Items" (Pittman/Tahir, "Morning eHealth," Politico, 6/9).
- "13 Policies Adopted at the AMA Annual Meeting" (Rappleye, Becker's Hospital Review, 6/9).
- "AMA Invests $$$ in Initiative To Improve Professional Satisfaction" (Moore, MedPage Today, 6/8).