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General News
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...
Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika cases at 93 this year »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff As the end of the year approaches, Florida has reported 93 cases of the mo...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State challenged again on marijuana licenses »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   A Winter Springs company has filed the latest in a series of...

Legislative News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmaker seeks warning stickers for opioids »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Florida lawmakers continue to respond to the state’s opioid ep...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Desantis panel delves into substance-abuse funding »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton     TALLAHASSEE --- Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis bemo...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator proposes Medicaid expansion »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Though the proposal appears likely to have little chance of pa...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oliva: Florida health care 'behind the curve' »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- Have no doubt: new House Speaker Jose O...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gaetz, Democratic Ally Back Veterans' Marijuana Bills »
The News Service of Florida By Colin A. Young   BOSTON --- U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz and a Massachusetts Democ...

DCMS & Member News
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS celebrates successful year at Annual Meeting & Presidential Ball »
The Duval County Medical Society (DCMS) celebrated another successful year at the DCMS 166 th Annual Meeting & Presid...
Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Nominations for your Consideration »
Don't miss your opportunity to vote in the 2018 DCMS Election for our 2019 Officers, Board of Directors, and FMA Delegates...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
American TelePhysicians selected as finalist in the Innovation Ignition competition »
Contact: Gayle Ballard Phone: 904-994-9037 Email:   Jacksonvi...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS members serve hospital in Tanzania »
DCMS members Dr. Todd Sack and Dr. Barbara Sharp spent last month seeing patients at the FAME Medical Hospital and Clinic...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National legislation to address the opioid epidemic »
Tackling the opioid epidemic has been a major priority of the County Medical Society in 2018. From in-depth discussions at...

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
Sunday, December 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Ascension Florida & St. Vincent’s Leaders Named »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  Contact: Kyle Sieg Kyl...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF College of Medicine physician named coveted informatics fellow »
CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904-244-3268 (office) 904-537-5481 (mobile)  ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA's Summary of the E/M Sections of Medicare's PFS Final Rule »
Below is a summary from the American Medical Association on the E/M Sections of Medicare's PFS Final Rule: &nbs...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF Health Jacksonville receives top awards in Critical Care and Cranial Neurosurgery in 2019 Health »
CONTACT: Dan Leveton Media Relations Manager 904-244-3268 (office)   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — U...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Hospital welcomes Assistant Chief Nursing Officer »
Contact: Ilyssa Drumm Memorial Hospital Associate Vice President, PR & Communications (904) 702-6712 I...

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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