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General News
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State challenged again on marijuana licenses »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   A Winter Springs company has filed the latest in a series of...
Thursday, November 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid plan shows losses in first half of year »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- As many as half of the managed-care pla...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott seeks backing on medical marijuana appeal »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam   TALLAHASSEE --- With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Ric...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika cases rise; baby born with Zika 'syndrome' »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The number of reported Zika cases in Florida this year has inc...
Thursday, October 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott says health care a 'right,' but questions remain »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- In trying to distance himself from a mu...

Legislative News
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gaetz, Democratic Ally Back Veterans' Marijuana Bills »
The News Service of Florida By Colin A. Young   BOSTON --- U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz and a Massachusetts Democ...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House seeks to defend medical marijuana law »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- The Florida House is seeking to intervene in a po...
Monday, October 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Running mates may add heft on health care »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers weigh more money for state pot office »
The News Service of Florida   Less than two weeks after Florida’s new budget year started, the state Office...
Monday, June 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New budget, dozens of laws poised to take effect »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- More than 100 bills that Gov. Rick Scott sign...

DCMS & Member News
Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Nominations for your Consideration »
Don't miss your opportunity to vote in the 2018 DCMS Election for our 2019 Officers, Board of Directors, and FMA Delegates...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
American TelePhysicians selected as finalist in the Innovation Ignition competition »
Contact: Gayle Ballard Phone: 904-994-9037 Email: gayle.ballard@americantelephysicians.com   Jacksonvi...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS members serve hospital in Tanzania »
DCMS members Dr. Todd Sack and Dr. Barbara Sharp spent last month seeing patients at the FAME Medical Hospital and Clinic...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National legislation to address the opioid epidemic »
Tackling the opioid epidemic has been a major priority of the County Medical Society in 2018. From in-depth discussions at...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS member joins Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative »
Jacksonville, FL, August 13, 2018  - Ashraf Affan, MD, President & Founder of Angel Kids Pediatrics has been invi...

Member Editorials
Wednesday, August 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Action Needed: CMS Proposed Rule »
  Dear Colleague, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed changes to the E/M serv...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Addressing gun violence at the Future of Healthcare Conference »
A Message from Dr. Sunil Joshi, DCMS Foundation President: Nearly one week after the tragedy in Parkland, many of u...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physician Wellness: A Call to Action »
Dear Colleagues, I am writing again today to express my deep concern about physician burnout and associated suicides...
Thursday, January 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important information about influenza »
A Message from DCMS Past-President Dr. Mobeen Rathore:   Dear Colleagues: Influenza season this year...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Physicians Need Help – DCMS is There »
Physician burnout is not just a national epidemic, it has become a concerning issue right here on the First Coast. We must...

Members & the Media
Saturday, December 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physicians suggest sensible reforms to Obamacare »
Three leaders within the Duval County Medical Society are weighing in on the Affordable Care Act and potential reforms....
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to combat allergies to Christmas trees- real AND artificial »
Did you know both real AND fake Christmas trees can trigger allergies? In today's article for The Florida Times-Union...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Think you're allergic to penicillin? Think again. »
Many people are told they are allergic to penicillin, which may not necessarily be the case. In this week's DCMS column...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How much sleep does your child need? »
If your children are like the majority of kids these days, they are not getting enough  sleep . They are staying...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exercise and vein health: What you should know »
If you are one of the approximately 40 million people suffering from varicose veins or  chronic venous insufficiency...

Hospital & Medical Organization News
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF College of Medicine physician named coveted informatics fellow »
CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904-244-3268 (office) 904-537-5481 (mobile)  ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA's Summary of the E/M Sections of Medicare's PFS Final Rule »
Below is a summary from the American Medical Association on the E/M Sections of Medicare's PFS Final Rule: &nbs...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF Health Jacksonville receives top awards in Critical Care and Cranial Neurosurgery in 2019 Health »
CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904-244-3268 (office)   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — U...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Hospital welcomes Assistant Chief Nursing Officer »
Contact: Ilyssa Drumm Memorial Hospital Associate Vice President, PR & Communications (904) 702-6712 I...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF Health TraumaOne celebrates 35th anniversary »
CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904-244-3268  ...

CEO's Blog
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LifeBridge: Confidential Physician Counseling »
By Bryan Campbell, DCMS Chief Executive Officer   Physicians have the highest rate of suicide among all pr...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
More free opioid resources from DCMS »
By Bryan Campbell, DCMS Chief Executive Officer   Now that HB21, the new Opioid Prescribing Bill, has been...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is your practice breaking the law? »
By Bryan Campbell, DCMS Chief Executive Officer   On July 1, HB 21, the new Opioid Prescribing Law went int...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS members prepare for opioid bill »
By Bryan Campbell, DCMS Chief Executive Officer    ...
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Questions Answered: New Opioid Prescribing Law »
A Message from DCMS Chief Executive Officer Bryan Campbell: I've received dozens of emails over the past few weeks...

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