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General News
Monday, February 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases climb to 239 this year »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Florida had 34 reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringi...
Friday, February 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ransomware Attacks Cost Healthcare Sector At Least $160M Since 2016 »
Source: Health IT Security // Jessica Davis https://healthitsecurity.com/news/ransomware-attacks-cost-healthcare-secto...
Monday, January 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Duval leads state in 2020 Hepatitis A cases »
The News Service of Florida NSF Staff Florida had 41 newly reported hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the...
Friday, January 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
12 cases of Hepatitis A in Duval County in January »
After a major outbreak in 2019, Florida has topped 100 cases of hepatitis A in the new year. As of Saturday, 101...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plan could help health practitioners in loan defaults »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Health-care practitioners who default on federal or state guar...

Legislative News
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators back changing opioid law »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   A Senate panel on Wednesday approved blunting a broadly writte...
Thursday, February 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid chief says new rule would be 'crippling' »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- The administration of Gov. Ron DeSantis...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health professionals aided on loan defaults »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   With no discussion, the Florida Senate on Wednesday gave final...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Second House committee falls in line with surprise billing compromise »
Source: Modern Healthcare // Rachel Cohrs https://www.modernhealthcare.com/politics-policy/second-house-committee-falls...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
House panel advances bipartisan surprise billing legislation despite divisions »
Source: The Hill // Peter Sullivan https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/482593-house-panel-advances-bipartisan-surpri...

DCMS & Member News
Tuesday, February 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Naval Hospital Jacksonville hosts local hospital leaders for training »
   Last week, Naval Hospital Jacksonville  hosted local hospital leaders at its Tactical Combat...
Thursday, February 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS joins Florida Patient Protection Coalition »
Florida Patient Protection Coalition formed to combat misinformation regarding the level of education, training between ph...
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Remembering Joseph Tepas, MD, longtime DCMS member »
Joseph Tepas, MD - February 26, 1946 -  December 20, 2019   Dr. Joseph Tepas, a lifetime membe...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's a Wrap! The 2019 DCMS Annual Meeting and Future of Healthcare Conference »
The 2019 DCMS Annual Meeting and Future of Healthcare Conference is officially over. Thank you to the hundreds of doctors,...
Thursday, August 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Duval Delegation shines at FMA House of Delegates »
By Ruple Galani, MD Duval County Medical Society President Duval Delegation Chair   Tonight, at TIAA...

Member Editorials
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS President Dr. Galani Needs Your Help! »
  Dear Colleagues, Here’s a quick question for you. Do you own an HDTV made by Gateway Computers? Here’s an...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
April in Tallahassee: An Update on the Legislative Session »
By Mark Dobbertien, MD, FACS DCMS Treasurer & FMA Surgical Specialty Board Representative...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House moves to expand scope of practice »
By Mark Dobbertien, MD, FACS DCMS Treasurer & FMA Surgical Specialty Board Representative  ...
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...

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
Thursday, February 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Billing correctly for Medicare telehealth services »
Check out the below update from the official Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) news on how to bill correc...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial offers surgical sleep apnea treatment option »
JACKSONVILLE, FL  – Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville is now offering a breakthrough in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial welcomes new CFO, Kevin McKeown »
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 26, 2019) – Memorial Hospital Jacksonville is pleased to announce that Kevin McKeown will be retu...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Angel Kids Pediatrics recognized as TCPI Exemplary Practice »
Jacksonville, FL, August 22, 2019 -  Angel Kids Pediatrics has been recognized and honored by CMS (Centers for Medi...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABIM responds to calls for change in MOC »
On Tuesday, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced its intent to create a longitudinal assessment option...

CEO's Blog
Thursday, February 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on proposed independent practice for APRNs & PAs »
Scope of Practice for APRNs and PAs: (HB 607 by Pigman and SB 1676 by Albritton)   A Legislative Update...
Thursday, January 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Continuing the Legacy »
On behalf of the talented and dedicated team of professionals at Cobbe Consulting & Management, I would like to share...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New healthcare laws take effect Monday »
On Tuesday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a number of bills passed during this legislative session that will go in...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
They're headed into overtime in Tallahassee »
No, this has nothing to do with the Florida St. Seminoles or even sports for that matter. The Florida Legislature wil...
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LifeBridge: Confidential Physician Wellness »
By Bryan Campbell, DCMS Chief Executive Officer   Physicians have the highest rate of suicide among all pr...

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