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General News
Monday, February 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judge rejects cap on marijuana dispensaries »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- Siding with Florida’s largest cannabis oper...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeSantis still looking for Health Secretary »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Gov. Ron DeSantis still hasn’t found the doctor he’s looking f...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospice doctors seek exemption from drug database »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Less than a year after the Florida Legislature pass...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
High-stakes marijuana ruling placed on hold »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- In a closely watched case, an appeals court...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Update—Outbreak of Life-threatening Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids Use »
Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network December 10, 2018, 1300ET (1:00 PM ET) CDC HAN-00416 Update—Ou...

Legislative News
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Primary Care' could see changes »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Lawmakers last year passed a bill that allows doctors, chiropr...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
'CON' health care proposals continue rolling in »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   While House Speaker Jose Oliva seeks to eliminate “certificate...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House looks to 'kick-start' telehealth »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Insurers could get tax breaks worth as...
Monday, March 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate to quickly take up smokable medical marijuana »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   With Gov. Ron DeSantis wanting lawmakers to act by March 15, t...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers load wish list for health care money »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Health care costs in Florida are under...

DCMS & Member News
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Serving Patients & Country: A Spotlight on Dr. Mark Dobbertien »
Approaching 20 years of active service to the U.S. Navy, Mark Dobbertien, MD, FACS is no stranger to caring for patients a...
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ending Blindness in the World: A Spotlight on DCMS Member Dr. Jeffrey Levenson »
Marta lives in the mountains outside Bacolod, in the southern Philippines. 34 years old and the mother of a beautiful thre...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Helping Physicians Care for the Health of our Community »
The Duval County Medical Society (DCMS) was founded in 1853 as the first medical society in Florida and continues to serve...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Angel Kids Pediatrics announces opening of new location on Jacksonville's Northside »
Jacksonville, FL, January 31, 2019 Angel Kids Pediatrics, the largest pediatric practice in Northeast Florida has announc...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Former Jacksonville Art Museum to become a Healthcare Innovation Center »
The former Jacksonville Art Museum in Midtown Centre will soon become a Healthcare Innovation Center.   Dr. Ash...

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
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
St. Vincent’s new Heart and Vascular Pavilion to be named after Delores Barr Weaver »
Contact: Kyle Sieg Kyle.Sieg@ascension.org 904-308-7992   Jacksonville, FL (March 14, 2019) ­– De...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet, test-drive, and name Memorial Hospital's new robot »
Contact: Odette Struys Memorial Hospital Public Relations (904) 707-9301 Odette.Struys@hcahealthcare.com...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside Becomes Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery »
Contact: Kyle Sieg Kyle.Sieg@ascension.org 904-308-7992   Jacksonville, FL (March 5, 2019) ­– St...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial’s virtual pharmacy kiosk is a first in Northeast Florida »
JACKSONVILLE, FL (February 19, 2019) – Memorial Hospital Jacksonville is proud to announce a first of its kind virtual pha...
Friday, February 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF Health Jacksonville named a top hospital by Healthgrades »
CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904-244-3268 (office)   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — U...

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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