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General News
Thursday, September 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Use of drug database increases amid opioid fight »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- One of Florida’s main weapons to thwart...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid patients face changes in health plans »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- About 600,000 low-income patients will...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika cases continue inching up in Florida »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida has had 66 reported cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus this ye...
Monday, August 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State adds three Zika cases »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Florida has had 62 reported cases of the mosquito-borne Zika v...
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...

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
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, September 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial hosting blood drive ahead of Hurricane Florence »
As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, Memorial Hospital, in collaboration with LifeSouth Community Blood Center...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Hospital & Orange Park Medical Center Respond to Hurricane Florence »
Memorial Hospital & Orange Park Medical Center Receiving Patients from HCA Healthcare Sister Facilities in Advance...
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF Health Proton Therapy Institute earns ACR accreditation »
  Media Contact: Theresa Makrush (904) 798-3199 tmakrush@shepherdagency.com JACKSONVILLE, Fla....
Tuesday, September 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
American TelePhysicians selected as finalist for advancing human wellness through IT »
Contact: Gayle Ballard 904-994-9037 gayle.ballard@americantelephysicians.com   Jacksonvill...
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...

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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