Resources

The AMA has collected more than 400 educational and other resources to provide evidence-based recommendations for physicians and policymakers.

AMA prescription drug monitoring program national survey

Physicians and other authorized users queried state prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) more than 910,000,000 times in 2020; more than double compared to 2018.

AMA Fact sheet: Physicians’ and health care professionals’ use of state PDMPs increases 64.4 percent from 2014 to 2019; 739 million queries in 2019

Colorado PDMP training guide

AMA Opioid Task Force PDMP Fact Sheet

What Health Care Providers Need to Know about PDMPs

American Academy of Family Physicians PDMP fact sheet

AMA Opioid Task Force

The AMA Opioid Task Force urges physicians and other health care professions to continue taking action to help reverse the nation’s opioid epidemic—and the Task Force also calls on policymakers to take specific steps to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain and those with a substance use disorder.

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