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General News
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases continue to climb »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The number of hepatitis A cases reported to the state Departme...
Thursday, June 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State nears detailed information on health charges »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Florida health care regulators now say that a much-promised we...
Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A outbreak nears 1,500 cases »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   With Pasco and Pinellas counties accounting for more than a th...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State adds 63 Hepatitis A cases in outbreak »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The state had 63 cases of hepatitis A reported during the last...
Thursday, May 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical records debate re-emerges »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Saunders   TALLAHASSEE --- Nearly 15 years after Florida voters approv...

Legislative News
Friday, July 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA update on H.R. 3630, the "No Surprises Act" »
The following is an update from the American Medical Association (AMA) regarding H.R. 360,  the No Surprises Act:...
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA takes action on HR 3630, the "No Surprises Act" »
Please see the below update from the American Medical Association (AMA) expressing opposition to H.R. 3630, the “No Surpri...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FMA Legislative Alert on Out-of-Network Billing Issues »
Please read this important message from our friends at the Florida Medical Association: As many of you know, Congres...
Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida requires physicians to discuss non-opioid alternatives with patients »
Effective today, July 1, 2019, all Florida physicians (with the exception of emergency services and care * ) must discus...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Needle exchange, human trafficking bills signed »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Saunders and Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis on W...

DCMS & Member News
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA Adopts Sweeping Climate Change Education Policy »
    Dr. Todd Sack at the AMA Annual Meeting in June 2019....
Friday, June 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS Foundation President receives Northeast Florida Pediatric Society's Special Recognition Award »
Last week, Duval County Medical Society (DCMS) Foundation President Dr. Sunil Joshi received the Northeast Florida Pediatr...
Thursday, June 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS doctors take the lead at AMA »
     This week, several Duval County Medical Society Members helped to forge the future of medic...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doctor documentary draws rave reviews »
Tuesday night, First Coast physicians opened up about one of the most difficult subjects, physician depression and suicide...
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual DCMS/Navy Dinner celebrates leadership in medicine »
The 2019 DCMS/Navy Dinner took place at Naval Air Station Jacksonville on Tuesday, April 9. DCMS members, physicians and h...

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
Monday, June 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Hospital hosting weight loss fashion show »
JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 15, 2019) – Memorial Hospital Jacksonville invites you to its Bariatric Fashion Show featuring 22 m...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Denver Bronco football player visits Memorial Trauma & Orthopedic patients »
JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 10, 2019) – Memorial Hospital is excited to welcome NFL Denver Bronco Defensive End DeMarcus Walker...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plastic surgery office for sale »
A highly successful plastic surgeon is seeking to sell his solo well-established 35+ year practice. Great reputation, 100%...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study identifies access, poverty and obesity as significant health needs in Northeast Florida »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 31, 2019   ̶  Access to care, poverty, obesity and lack of physical activity are am...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Hospital offering free stroke screenings Friday »
JACKSONVILLE, FL (May 21, 2019) – Memorial Hospital Jacksonville will be offering free stroke screenings on Friday, May 24...

CEO's Blog
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 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...

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