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Press Release: MCMS Recognizes Travis Gayles, M.D., Montgomery County Health Officer for His Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR INFORMATION: Susan D’Antoni, FAAMSE CEO C: 707.249.2426 O: 301.921.4300, ext. 403 MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEDICAL ...
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Employment Law Q&A: FFCRA & Return to Work Guidelines

Prev 1of30 Next On Tuesday, August 25, MCMS hosted a Q&A for physicians with James ...
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5 Complimentary On-Demand CME Opportunities: 150+ Credits Available

Reminder: CME Flexibilities Approved by Maryland Board of Physicians On June 15, 2020, the Maryland ...
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Addressing Food Insecurity as Part of the Clinical Workflow: CRISP and Meals on Wheels

Food Insecurity in Maryland Before the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 600,000 Marylanders were served by ...
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Maryland Private Payors Banned from Cancelling Individual Policies for Nonpayment for 60 Days

On behalf of the Hogan Administration, Maryland Insurance Commissioner Kathleen A. Birrane has used her ...
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Encouraging Vaccine Compliance During COVID-19

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the efforts of physicians ...
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CMS: Physicians May Opt-Out of MIPS for 2020

This week, CMS announced that physicians will have the option to opt-out completely or partially from ...
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Maryland Primary Care Program: Apply by July 14, 2020

The Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) is in its second Performance Year and now recruiting ...
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#CallYourPhysician: Encouraging Patients to Seek Medical Care during COVID-19

MCMS has heard from our physician members that a significant cohort of their patient population ...
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COVID-19: Practice Reopening Toolkit

NOTICE: All licensed healthcare facilities and healthcare providers may resume elective and non-urgent medical procedures and ...
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Physician Mental & Physical Well-being Strategies During Crisis

(The following information was contributed by panelists who participated in the Montgomery County Medical Society Collegiality ...
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Partner Message from Doctors’ Choice Medical Services: We Want to Say Thank You

At Doctors’ Choice Medical Services, the past weeks in tandem with the impact of COVID-19, ...
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Telehealth: Insights and Implementation Resources

Telehealth Use Skyrockets 53% A whitepaper, “FH Healthcare Indicators and FH Medical Price Index 2019: An ...
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CareFirst Specialist Cost Tier Methodology

Prev 1of20 Next   This webinar on CareFirst's Specialist Cost Tier Methodology, hosted by MCMS ...
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COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus: Updates & Resources for Physicians

  What to Tell Patients   |   Practice Protocols & Preparedness   |   What to Look For ...
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5 Complimentary CME Opportunities to Access this Season with 130+ Credits Available

1) Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Conversations Online CME, 2 Credits Available ...
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The History of Medicine in Montgomery County: Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine

Pictured Above: Stephen Rockower, M.D., MCMS Past President poses with Dr. Stonestreet, portrayed by living ...
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5 Compliance Tips from an OSHA Inspector

Each year, MCMS hosts an OSHA Update for Medical Practices with an expert in the ...
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Innovative Blood Tests for Early Detection of Cancer Go Worldwide: Connections with Local Physicians and the Medical Society

Dr. Ronald Shore, a dermatologist and member of the MCMS for over 40 years, has ...
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From the CDC: Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette/Vape Use, Including Maryland

The CDC, FDA, state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners ...
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Q&A with CareFirst Leadership: Your Questions Answered

Prev 1of14 Next Two representatives from CareFirst, Brian Wheeler, VP, Practice & Payment Transformation and ...
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MCMS Stands with MedChi: Statement on Trump Administration’s Withholding of Flu Vaccines from Migrants

The following is a reprint of this statement, originally released by MedChi, The Maryland State ...
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Mandatory Vaccine Reporting Begins October 1, 2019

About the New Requirement As of October 1, 2019, all vaccinations administered in the State ...
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Continuing Education Requirements for CDS Renewal

According to §5-301 of the Maryland Criminal Law Article, an authorized physician who will prescribe ...
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Measles in Maryland – Part II

This is the second of a series of articles on the U.S. measles outbreak of ...
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Measles in Maryland – Part I

This is the first of a series of articles on the U.S. measles outbreak of ...
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Mental Health Resources for Physicians in Montgomery County

Physicians have long led the charge in fighting the stigma surrounding mental health disorders, and ...
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Maryland Medicaid Enrollment Policy Changes – Effective 10.1.19

Maryland Medicaid will implement important physician enrollment policy changes to comply with federal requirements for ...
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2019 General Membership Meeting & Installation of Officers: Celebrating the Dedication of Our Physician Leaders

More than 130 physicians joined us on Wednesday night for networking, education, collegiality, and to ...
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How to Safely Guide Diabetic Patients Through Ramadan

Each year, Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran ...
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MCMS & MedChi Celebrate Legislative Victories, 2019

The 439th Session of the Maryland General Assembly concluded last Monday, April 8. 2,479 bills ...
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April Is STI Awareness Month

Source Note: This message appears courtesy of the Montgomery County Department of Health & Human ...
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Michigan ENT Practice Shuts Down Due to Ransomware

By Jonathan Krasner, HIPAA Secure Now! Brookside ENT in Michigan will permanently close its doors on April ...
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Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

In an attempt to make health care better, safer, and cheaper, the U.S. government pursued mass conversion ...
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From Our First Collegiality Dinner of 2019: Lots of Laughter & Commiseration

    Reestablishing Old Bonds The practice of medicine has changed, and how, when, and ...
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From Our Roundtable: Strategies for Resolving Difficult Employment Situations

Last Tuesday, February 26, MCMS hosted a roundtable of thirty practice administrators and physicians, there ...
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OSHA Penalties Adjusted in 2019: $13,260 per Violation

This is a reminder that Federal OSHA regulation Title 29, Part 1910.1030 requires that all employees with ...
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