Health Equity and American Medical Association News

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12/6/2022 IHI Forum Convenes With Call to Action for a System-Wide Approach to Health Equity | Business News | kentuckytoday.com
BOSTON & ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2022-- Dr. Kedar Mate, President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), kicked-off the IHI Forum 2022 today by calling for collective action to address health equity. He urged the audience of health and health care professionals to change the ...
Business Wire
12/6/2022 IHI, AMA launch national coalition to improve health equity
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and American Medical Association are launching a coalition to bring together hundreds of health systems, companies and organizations with the goal of developing a cohesive approach to more equitable patient care and remove areas of inequity and bias. The Rise to Health coalition, created in ...
Modern Healthcare
12/6/2022 IHI Forum Convenes With Call to Action for a System-Wide Approach to Health Equity
34 th annual gathering focuses on practical quality improvement methods to address health equity, patient safety, workforce burnout, and other pressing health care challenges BOSTON & ORLANDO, Fla., December 06, 2022 --( BUSINESS WIRE )--Dr. Kedar Mate, President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), kicked-off the IHI Forum ...
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12/6/2022 IHI Forum Convenes With Call to Action for a System-Wide Approach to Health Equity | Business News | kentuckytoday.com
... President & CEO Dr. Kedar Mate is joined on stage at the IHI Forum by Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, Chief Health Equity Officer & Senior Vice President, American Medical Association, and Glenn Harris, President of Race Forward & Publisher of Colorlines, who together discussed the importance of Rise to Health: A National Coalition ...
kentuckytoday.com
11/23/2022 Florida medical boards vote to ban gender-affirming care for youth, providers already feeling impacts
... blockers and gender-affirming surgery. According to USA Today Network , this ruling will only apply to new patients, not those currently in treatment. Andrew Lent, Health Equity Trainer at Equality Florida, emphasized that this ruling is just one of the recent threats against gender-affirming care in Florida. In August ...
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11/21/2022 Creating “techquity” to bridge patients to health innovations | American Medical Association
Creating ‚Autechquity‚Au to bridge patients to health innovations Nov 21, 2022 Print Page Despite the billions invested in medical technology innovations, health inequities continue to persist in the U.S., and the nation continues to experience the burden of chronic disease and high rates of death which could be avoided ...
AMA
11/15/2022 AMA issues blueprint for optimizing digitally enabled care
... persists as the health care system has not yet harnessed the full potential of digitally enabled care to meaningfully improve access, quality, outcomes, affordability, and health equity. The evolution toward digitally enabled care, initially explored within the AMA's Return on Health framework, will continue to impact how health care ...
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11/15/2022 Physicians oppose mandatory gender-based treatments for athletes | American Medical Association
Efforts by the athletic community to regulate the participation of transgender athletes and athletes with differences in sexual development (DSD) go back decades. But for all their variations from parading athletes naked before panels of judges to the use of sex chromatin tests these efforts have been largely incompatible with ...
AMA
11/14/2022 New AMA blueprint seeks to tap the full potential of digital health
... to play. For health technology companies, that role includes seeking patient and provider input on the design of new digital health tools, centering designs in health equity and simplifying provider workflows. Physicians are more than just end users in the blueprint. They can get involved in the AMA Physician Innovation ...
Healthcare IT News
11/14/2022 AMA Releases Blueprint for Optimizing Digitally Enabled Care
The American Medical Association (AMA) has released ‚Au Future of Health, Closing the Digital Health Disconnect: A Blueprint for Optimizing Digitally Enabled Care ,‚Au which was developed to help bridge the chasm between the potential of digital health and the reality of its impact and use today. The blueprint, prepared ...
MedTech Intelligence
11/14/2022 AMA Issues Blueprint for Optimizing Digitally Enabled Care
... persists as the health care system has not yet harnessed the full potential of digitally enabled care to meaningfully improve access, quality, outcomes, affordability, and health equity. The evolution toward digitally enabled care, initially explored within the AMA's Return on Health framework, will continue to impact how health care ...
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11/12/2022 Highlights from the 2022 AMA Interim Meeting | American Medical Association
Highlights from the 2022 AMA Interim Meeting Nov 12, 2022 Track the news and other key moments from the AMA House of Delegates ‚Ao meeting in Honolulu. The 2022 AMA Interim Meeting runs Nov. 12‚Ai15. AMA Recovery Plan for America's Physicians After fighting for physicians during the pandemic ...
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11/4/2022 Pitt study: majority of pediatric health research exclude non-English speakers
... 8,142 articles that met their criteria, just 469, or 9%, included (NES) participants." "Research representation really matters, it matters so much in terms of promoting health equity, and non-English speaking individuals experience multiple health and healthcare disparities," said Ragavan, who is also a pediatrician at UPMC Children's Hospital of ...
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11/1/2022 Confronting the Medical Community's Complicity in Marginalizing Abortion Care
... the state in which a person lives. The profound consequences of this decision were not lost on the more than 75 medical societies, including the American Medical Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, that issued a joint statement affirming abortion as essential health care and denouncing the ...
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11/1/2022 Meet Your Match: How to nail the virtual interview | American Medical Association
... to touch on is how can a student make sure that their passions and interests, it could be something like research, it could be furthering health equity, how can they make sure that those are reflected in their interview performance? Those questions might not come up. Dr. Fairbrother: Sure. So ...
AMA
10/31/2022 How Telehealth Startup Doximity Makes Patient Care Accessible To Medical Professionals Everywhere
... as 50% of nurse practitioners and physician assistants all being verified on the service. In fact, Doximity claims its member number exceeds even the veritable American Medical Association . Beyond its conceptual underpinnings, Doximity's appeal lies of course in its technological attributes. The company touts itself as being able to ...
Forbes
10/27/2022 Don’t Let the FDA Tell You What's Healthy
... Drug Administration's latest effort aims to help. Hoping to ‚Auimprove nutrition and dietary patterns to help reduce the burden of chronic disease and advance health equity,‚Au the FDA recently proposed new nutritional requirements for food producers to label their products as ‚Auhealthy.‚Au Under new rules, each food ...
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10/25/2022 Don’t Let the FDA Tell You What's Healthy
... found 61 percent of respondents experienced unwanted weight gain during the pandemic (by an average of 29 pounds). Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds children experienced the most significant weight gain over the past two years, many of which experienced an alarming 1.6 percent increase ...
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10/25/2022 1 in 10 adults over 65 develop dementia. Black adults are at higher risk | Fortune
... dementia research but are at higher risk of developing cognitive impairment because of structural racism and income inequality. If we‚Aore interested in increasing brain health equity in later life, we need to know where we stand now and where to direct our resources.‚Au It found that Black adults ...
Fortune
10/24/2022 New CPT Code Empowers Medical Professionals to Apply Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) to Treat Cavities
Last month, the American Medical Association (AMA) approved a new category III CPT code for the application of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) by medical teams to arrest dental decay without a dental filling. The addition of this code is a milestone in improving access to dental care and, ultimately, helping ...
dentistrytoday.com
10/21/2022 Don’t Let the FDA Tell You What's Healthy
... Drug Administration's latest effort aims to help. Hoping to ‚Auimprove nutrition and dietary patterns to help reduce the burden of chronic disease and advance health equity,‚Au the FDA recently proposed new nutritional requirements for food producers to label their products as ‚Auhealthy.‚Au Under new rules, each food ...
independent.org
10/21/2022 U.S. News may add health equity to rankings: Why it took so long, and what analysts learned in the process
... chief of health analysis, along with two of its health data analysts, published an article Oct. 18 explaining the measures in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The article references a 2001 report, "Crossing the Quality Chasm," which identified six domains that affect health system quality, with equity being ...
Becker's Hospital Review
10/18/2022 New CPT Code Empowers Medical Professionals to Apply Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) to Treat Cavities | Business News | kentuckytoday.com
... for it. The CPT code approval for SDF will benefit patients by providing many new points of access for treating tooth decay. ‚AuTo achieve oral health equity, we need the participation of the entire health system,‚Au said Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA, president and CEO of CareQuest Institute for ...
Business Wire
10/18/2022 New CPT code allows fluoride application by primary care providers
The American Medical Association recently approved a category III CPT code that allows primary care providers to apply silver diamine fluoride to treat cavities. Five things to know: 1. Previously, only dental care providers could apply silver diamine fluoride. 2. The AMA's approval allows primary care providers to apply the ...
beckersdental.com
10/17/2022 New CPT Code Empowers Medical Professionals to Apply Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) to Treat Cavities
This is a major milestone in advancing an integrated approach to oral health equity and expanding access to person-centered care. BOSTON, October 17, 2022 --( BUSINESS WIRE )--Last month, the American Medical Association (AMA) approved a new category III CPT code for the application of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) by ...
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