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General News
Wednesday, August 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judge backs bone-marrow transplant program »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Rejecting a challenge from the University of Miami Hospital a...
Monday, August 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Affordable Care Act audit finds improper payments »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The Obama administration improperly paid insurance compani...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed major changes in E&M codes »
The American Medical Association (AMA) has weighed in on the Proposed 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, specifically on the imp...
Monday, August 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ruling rejects limits on medical marijuana businesses »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam   TALLAHASSEE --- In a ruling that could have a revolutionary impact...
Friday, August 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Initiative targets obesity in Florida »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Who says doctors and insurers are at odds? The Florida Medical...

Legislative News
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...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Providers, advocates blast proposed $98 million Medicaid cut »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- A push by the Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State seeks changes in Medicaid program »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- For the third time in less than a year, Florida...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Primary Care' gets Scott approval »
The News Service of Florida After years of legislative discussion about the issue, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday si...

DCMS & Member News
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...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS members participate in FMA House of Delegates »
   Pictured are some members of the Northeast Florida Delegation, includ...
Monday, July 30, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
In Memoriam: John Hunt, MD »
In Memoriam: DCMS Member Dr. John Hunt   Recently, the Jacksonville community lost a truly remarkable ma...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successful Future of Healthcare Conference addresses gun violence and opioid epidemic »
Gun violence and the opioid epidemic are critical topics that impact healthcare and delivery of care in Northeast Florida....
Monday, May 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA President-Elect & FMA President Kick Off Future of Healthcare Conference »
Gun violence, the opioid epidemic, mental health, and physical fitness/obesity are critical topics that impact the health...

Member Editorials
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...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Letter from Dr. Sunil Joshi, DCMS Foundation President »
          A Letter from Dr. Sunil Joshi, D...

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
Friday, August 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF Health TraumaOne receives top national recognition »
CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904-244-3268   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – UF Health Tr...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF Health breaks ground on first healthcare facility in Wildlight »
CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904.244.3268 (office) WILDLIGHT, Fla. (Aug. 15...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Hospital certified as Level II Trauma Center »
Contact: Ilyssa Drumm Memorial Hospital Associate Vice President, PR & Communications (904) 702-6712 Ilyssa....
Monday, July 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Hospital offering water therapy to treat prostate conditions »
Contact: Ilyssa Drumm Memorial Hospital Associate Vice President, PR & Communications (904) 702-6712 Ilyssa.Dr...
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State signs off on Jacksonville trauma center »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The Florida Department of Health on Friday issued a final orde...

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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